The Latest On: Oil and Gas
An opinion piece by by Nina Robertson (clean energy attorney at Earthjustice), Katherine Ramsey (clean energy attorney at Sierra Club), and Shana Lazerow (legal director at Communities for a Better Environment and representing the California Environmental Justice Alliance).
Corte Descarta Apelación de Trump Que Buscaba Exploración de Gas y Petróleo en los Océanos Atlántico y Ártico
Jan Hasselman, Attorney, Northwest Office, Earthjustice: “We are challenging the bottom line in the [Environmental Impact Statement] that this project would mean a net improvement in greenhouse gas emissions ... When we’re dealing with methane, the stakes are higher because this is a very dangerous pollutant.”
Cyndhia Ramatchandirane, Staff Scientist, Fossil Fuels Program, Earthjustice: “The pandemic slowed some things down, but business as usual is still kind of happening. Facilities are still operating. Many communities, especially communities of color and low-income communities, continued to be impacted by emissions from fossil fuels and petrochemical facilities.”