The Latest On: Public Lands
Tim Preso, Managing Attorney, Northern Rockies Office, Earthjustice: “They have let 12 years go by without doing anything. It’s a shame that we’re now in a position where all this stuff that we could have been addressing over 12 years is playing out in real time with chronic wasting on the doorstep of the refuge. It’s frustrating that this is the result of this course of conduct. But that’s water under the bridge. We’ve got to start from today, and at least this is a start.”
Nina Robertson, Attorney, California Regional Office, Earthjustice: "Westlands’ CEQA process was unlawful and had to stop. State law broadly prohibits Westlands from providing any kind of assistance or cooperation with the ill-conceived Shasta Dam raise proposal."
Timothy Preso, Managing Attorney, Northern Rockies Office, Earthjustice: “The National Park Service arbitrarily opened the door to authorizing hunting in one of our crown jewel national parks.”