Statement by Earthjustice President Trip Van Noppen on President Barack Obama's EPA Order
Lauds move to curb fuel emissions
Raviya Ismail, Earthjustice, (202) 667-4500
Washington, DC —
“President Obama’s directive is a much welcome move toward an energy efficient economy, with cleaner air and reduced greenhouse gas emissions,” said Van Noppen. “We’re very pleased the President took this immediate step toward allowing Calfornia and other states to set stronger standards. We’re on our way to producing more jobs and a cleaner environment, during a time where restoring both the economy and the environment are crucial to this country.”
Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people's health, to preserve magnificent places and wildlife, to advance clean energy, and to combat climate change. We are here because the earth needs a good lawyer.
“Our clients are community groups, farmworker communities, other nonprofit environmental and public-health organizations, scientists — and we will continue to hold the government accountable to the law.”