The Latest On: Gas
Jan Hasselman, Attorney, Northwest Office, Earthjustice: “We are challenging the bottom line in the [Environmental Impact Statement] that this project would mean a net improvement in greenhouse gas emissions ... When we’re dealing with methane, the stakes are higher because this is a very dangerous pollutant.”
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Tom Delehanty, Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office, Earthjustice: “It’s beyond dispute that existing bonds do not cover full cleanup costs of existing wells. This means that the state’s taxpayers bear the substantial financial risk for nonperformance of well cleanup responsibilities.”
Nina Robertson, Attorney, California Office, Earthjustice: "It will perpetuate environmental injustice because California's gas fleet disproportionately impacts vulnerable communities. Building new gas capacity at these sites will continue that injustice for decades into the future."
Rebecca Curry, Policy Advocate, Rocky Mountain Office, Earthjustice: “[It’s incredible that the Colorado companies can] just decide, ‘Oh I don’t want to be covered by that legislation.’ The law allows them to go in and change their grade or to grade themselves.”