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July 29, 2022 | In the News: Colorado Times Recorder

Enviro Groups Ask Colorado to Deny Proposed Suncor Air Quality Permit

Ian Coghill, Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office, Earthjustice: “In our comments, we ask the Division, first and foremost, to deny the permit because Suncor has shown that it cannot comply with its emissions limits and modeling shows that Suncor is violating National Ambient Air Quality Standards for both nitrous oxides and sulfur dioxide.”

July 27, 2022 | In the News: Westword

New Draft Plan for Metro Denver Ozone Reduction Already Catching Heat

Alexandra Schluntz, Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office, Earthjustice: “That first draft needs to be as strong as possible so that we can have a really robust public rulemaking process and get the public engaged, improve the SIP and, finally, get a strong final SIP approved by the Air Quality Control Commission.”

June 30, 2022 | Case

Waters of the United States

Thanks to this lawsuit and the Court’s ruling, the country will now return to water protections that were in place for years starting in 1986, wiping the Trump Dirty Water Rule off the books.

June 29, 2022 | Legal Document

Wyoming Lease Sale Complaint

The Wilderness Society and Friends of the Earth today filed suit over the Biden administration’s decision to offer 123 parcels covering nearly 120,000 acres (approximately 188 square miles) of federal land for oil and gas drilling on June 29 and 30.

June 28, 2022 | In the News: The Hill

Biden administration to hold its first oil drilling lease sales on federal lands

Michael Freeman, Senior Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office, Earthjustice: “Why are they having these lease sales given the climate impacts that the Biden administration itself recognizes? There’s a clear contradiction between what the Biden administration says it wants to do on climate and what it’s doing with these lease sales.”

June 15, 2022 | Feature

Meeting the Moment

How President Biden can align the federal fossil fuel program to deliver on climate and put people over profits