Jan Hasselman, Attorney, Earthjustice: “We have a military whose purpose is to protect the national interests. It’s not there to benefit private corporate interests. Let the military be the military and do their jobs and don’t saddle them with propping up a dying industry.”
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Lisa Evans, Senior Administrative Counsel, Earthjustice: “What the public interest community called for was closure of the unlined, dangerous ponds.”
Earthjustice spoke on behalf of indigenous Wangan and Jagalingou from north-eastern Australia who faced destruction of their people and culture by the development of one of the largest coalmines in the world on their ancestral homeland, although they had consistently opposed the project.
Lisa Evans, Senior Administrative Counsel, Earthjustice: “Everybody can understand that you shouldn’t have a toxic waste site on the edge of a river.”