The Latest On: Northwest
Marisa Ordonia, Attorney, Northwest Regional Office, Earthjustice: "DNR manages state lands for the benefit of the public, not for the benefit of hedge fund investors gambling on coal exports. The Court of Appeals confirmed DNR was appropriately cautious about exposing Washington to a damaging and risky coal export terminal, particularly given Millennium's deception early in the state permitting process."
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Seeks Court Ruling to Halt Pipeline Operations, as DAPL Pushes for Expansion
Huge U.P. Mine Opposed by Wisconsin Tribe was Approved Despite Major Concerns From Regulators, Records Show
Janette Brimmer, Attorney, Northwest Regional Office, Earthjustice: "That's the million-dollar question: What changed? Nothing changed. Nothing changed on the ground. The data didn't change. Nothing changed other than, presumably, the politics."
Janette Brimmer, Attorney, Earthjustice: “The overall magnitude of the municipal stormwater pollution problem in Puget Sound dwarfs other sources. The development that lies at the heart of the stormwater problem is profoundly damaging to salmon habitat and the ability of salmon and orcas to recover from their endangered status in Western Washington.”