Robin Cooley, Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office, Earthjustice: "The judge in California recognized that the federal government has an obligation to the public and that they have to consider things like climate change and public health."
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Matt Vespa, Attorney, Clean Energy Program, Earthjustice: "They’re using customer money to obstruct local governments’ efforts to address the climate crisis. They want to keep California hooked on fossil fuels."
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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.”
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."