Ted Zukoski, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: “These are the things the agencies want to sweep under the rug. They are afraid to be honest about the costs because they are huge.”
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Statement of Conservation Groups on Trump’s Draft Decision Approving Coal Mining in Roadless Colorado Forest
About 44,700 people signed an Earthjustice letter, with about 12,000 of them also submitting personalized comments.
Looking every bit as comfortable in hiking gear as he might be in courtroom attire, attorney Ted Zukoski of the conservation group Earthjustice led a group of environmentalists deep into the Gunnison National Forest east of Paonia on a sunny late-June day.
An op-ed by Ted Zukoski, Staff Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office
Ted Zukoski, Staff Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office, Earthjustice: “Mining and burning more coal will mean more smog, more toxic mercury in the air, more needless methane emissions and more climate pollution. We’re going to continue to oppose coal mining that puts our forests, wildlife and climate at risk.”