Raúl Garcia, Legislative Counsel, Earthjustice: “He’s persistent, but incredibly ineffective.”
Tracy Coppola, Senior Legislative Counsel, Earthjustice: "There are industry interests that are chomping at the bit to tear apart this land. Certainly, what the president and his administration wasn't looking at was, all the folks on the ground and of course the historic partnership of the intertribal coalition that wanted to see this land protected."
Adrian Martinez, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: "In California, we need to address our climate pollution problem, and we need to address our air quality problem. The goals go hand in hand. We need to drastically decrease the amount of fossil fuels we combust. ... LA is kind of the perfect place to become the electric vehicle capital of the world: we have lots of passenger vehicles, we have lots of transit buses. Electrification of our transportation sector is critical."
Peter Lehner, Senior Strategic Advisor, Earthjustice: “[The delay is] another example of the Trump Administration’s willingness to accommodate even unfounded and partial industry opposition to the detriment of the health and welfare of people and families across the country.”
Adrian Martinez, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: “[It's] the start of something big. It’s a big deal when one of the largest transit agencies in the country moves to a zero emission future.”
In Victory for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Court Finds That Approval of Dakota Access Pipeline Violated the Law
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