The Latest On: Healthy Communities
Rebecca Curry, Policy Advocacy, Rocky Mountain Office, Earthjustice: “We think this is a really critical first step and we’re glad to see Colorado taking initiative in absence of federal action.”
Seth Johnson, Attorney, Washington, D.C.: “Polluters would like no standards at all. We would like stricter standards that measure up to the Clean Air Act.”
Jan Hasselman, Attorney, Northwest Office: “[Standing Rock] has been particularly transformative in the way that we think about and talk about these issues. In the DAPL fight, it feels like we reoriented toward more of a framework around justice and a reckoning of the ways in which Indigenous people have been mistreated.”
House Advances Appropriations Bills to Invest in Environmental Justice, Communities, and Climate Resiliency
Jan Hasselman, Attorney, Northwest Office: "We asked the court to do something that was unprecedented, but the law was on our side and it was the right thing to do."