Gussie Lord, Managing Attorney, Tribal Partnerships Program, Earthjustice: “The state of Michigan should realize that Aquila Resources has never been honest, nor transparent, about its plans, and that this project cannot be built without pollution, impairment and destruction of the Menominee River and its ecosystem.”
Drew Caputo, VP of Litigation, Earthjustice: “We’re not going to successfully fight climate change if we trade pipeline for pipeline.’’
Isaac Moriwake, Managing Attorney, Mid-Pacific Office, Earthjustice: “This is a first installment of the next big wave of rooftop solar and battery storage.”
Tom Waldo, Attorney, Alaska Office, Earthjustice: “The mine, as proposed, would not comply with water quality standards for protection of salmon habitat, for temperature, and for mercury.”
Gavriella Keyles is a senior research and policy analyst based in Washington ,D.C.