The Latest On: Rocky Mountain
Ted Zukoski, Attorney, Earthjustice: "That shift away from coal does not seem to be slowing, so coal's future is dim on the West Slope and everywhere else."
Stu Gillespie, Attorney, Earthjustice: “If this type of letter is all a developer needs to do under this administration to circumvent the Endangered Species Act and the National Environmental Protection Act, there will be serious impacts to our environment that go unanalyzed and unregulated. That is a very disturbing outcome.”
Ted Zukoski, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: “The state of Colorado has taken a leadership role in regulating air pollution from oil and gas operations. Yet it has done nothing to regulate emissions from coal mine methane vents despite the fact that state inspectors have for years concluded those emissions violate the law. It’s long past time for those charged with protecting the air we breathe to stop finding excuses to do nothing. They need to enforce the law.”