The Latest On: Department of Interior
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."
Earthjustice Responds to President-elect Trump’s Nomination of Rep. Ryan Zinke as Secretary of the Interior
Tim Preso, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice: "But at the end of the day only one entity gets to make the decision. And that’s the Interior Department. It created this situation when it issued the leases despite the protests of so many people back in the 1980s. And it issued a drilling permit over the protest of so many people in the 1990s. Now that decision is coming home to roost.”