Joel Minor, Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office, Earthjustice: "Our arguments aren't even mentioned [in the letter of finding]. The data we submitted isn't mentioned. Really, this is just a rubber stamp from the Trump administration on a project that's going to displace 200 people from their homes."
Stephanie Tsosie, Attorney, Northwest Office, Earthjustice: “Imagine a company wanted to build a pipeline through the Sistine Chapel or Arlington [National] Cemetery without regard to anyone who cared about those places? All the sacred sites we were seeking to protect have been destroyed. If the intent of the law is to protect sacred sites, it’s a sign something has to change.”
Patti Goldman, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice: "It’s not over yet ... The real tragedy is as the delay keeps going on, more children are being exposed every year."
Thomas Cmar, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: "We think the record doesn’t support any stay of the rule, and we want the case to move forward; we want our claims to be heard, not just industry’s."
An opinion piece by Patti Goldman, Managing Attorney, Northwest Office, Earthjustice
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