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June 23, 2020 | In the News: Bonner County Daily Bee

Summary Judgment Is Sought In Mine Saga

Katherine O’Brien, Attorney, Northern Rockies Office, Earthjustice: “This court should enter summary judgment for plaintiffs because there are no genuine issues of material fact and plaintiffs are entitled to judgment as a matter of law.”

June 16, 2020 | Feature

Too Sacred To Drill

As Earthjustice built its legal case to protect the Badger-Two Medicine area, the Blackfeet Nation built a movement, drawn together by collective outrage over the oil industry’s demands to drill a treasured landscape.

June 15, 2020 | In the News: The Colorado Sun

A federal court ruled a coal company couldn’t build a road on public land near Paonia. The company did it anyway.

Robin Cooley, Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office, Earthjustice: “I can’t speak to their motivation, but I can definitely say that it isn’t surprising to me that the District Court was taking some time given that the courts have been closed down by the COVID crisis so for Mountain Coal to use that to their advantage is pretty unacceptable. Mountain Coal said what would happen if the court vacated the North Fork Exception. And the court vacated the exception and they built their road anyway.”

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