The Latest On: Public Lands
Drew Caputo, Vice President of Litigation for Lands, Oceans, and Wildlife: "He has cast dozens of environmental votes, and the overwhelming majority of them are bad for the environment ... But there are pieces of his record that give hope for the environment."
Robin Cooley, Attorney, Earthjustice: "For those areas, they'll actually go out and walk and survey the whole trail before designating those routes ... BLM is going to go back and update their policy that governs oil and gas leasing all over Utah."
Conservation Groups Celebrate Cancellation of the Last Oil and Gas Leases in the Badger-Two Medicine
Ted Zukoski, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: “We think it’s important that there be regulations in place that don’t give away the store.”
Heidi McIntosh, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice: "Challenging a national monument is extraordinarily difficult. The Utah Association of Counties and others who challenged the designation of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument found that out."