David Henkin, Staff Attorney, Mid-Pacific Office, Earthjustice: “We represent Maui County residents who are eager to see their county government focus its time, energy, and money on fixing the environmental problems that were the genesis of the lawsuit. They would rather not see their government lead the charge to weaken the Clean Water Act.”
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Isaac Moriwake, Managing Attorney, Mid-Pacific Office, Earthjustice: “The mayor says it will take time and money, and that’s exactly what the settlement will give the county. If the mayor is really serious about fixing the injection well problem, then let’s get to work together now, rather than working with the Trump administration to gut the Clean Water Act.”
Mahesh Cleveland, Attorney, Mid-Pacific Office, Earthjustice: “The way this case is positioned is that it has the potential to really negatively impact waters all across the United States.”
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Janette Brimmer, Attorney, Northwest Regional Office, Earthjustice: "That's the million-dollar question: What changed? Nothing changed. Nothing changed on the ground. The data didn't change. Nothing changed other than, presumably, the politics."
David Henkin, Attorney, Earthjustice: “This case pits those who are committed to the protection of life-giving, clean water against the Trump administration and polluting industries that want free rein to use groundwater as a sewer to dump their waste and toxic discharges into our nation’s lakes, rivers and oceans.”