The Latest On: Rocky Mountain
Stu Gillespie, Attorney, Earthjustice: “The Corps has not remedied the fatal flaws in its decision-making process. Its revised analysis contains even more contradictions and conclusory assertions than the prior flawed analysis. As a result, the Corps reissued the same permit for the Villages at Vigneto without ever analyzing the impacts of the proposed development on the San Pedro River. That’s downright inadequate and contrary to the law.”
Decision: In the 11th Hour, Court Halts Copper Mine from Desecrating Native American Tribes’ Ancestral Grounds
Uranium Company With Interests In Utah Sees Stock Plummet As Reports Swirl Over Trump Trade Decision
Heidi McIntosh, Managing Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office: “New uranium mining on cherished public lands in Bears Ears National Monument and around the Grand Canyon would be the essence of stupidity. … We need to keep that toxic chapter closed for communities in the Southwest.”
Interior’s Internal FOIA Policy Gives Political Appointees Sign-Off On Document Releases, Raising Concerns
Yvonne Chi, Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office, Earthjustice: "They're allowed to have a process. They are allowed to have departmental regulations. What they're not allowed to do is to fail to meet the FOIA deadlines that is statutorily mandated."