The Latest On: Oil
Amanda Goodin, Attorney, Northwest Regional Office, Earthjustice: "Big Oil's last ditch effort to undercut state authority to require cleaner fuels has failed again. This will help pave the way for more states to adopt programs to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions with confidence that their efforts will be upheld in court."
Chris Eaton, Attorney, Oceans Program, Earthjustice: “It allows another Deepwater Horizon to happen.”
Erik Grafe, Attorney, Alaska Regional Office, Earthjustice: "This is welcome news and a reminder that this is a nation of laws and the Trump administration is not immune to those laws."
Joel Minor, Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office: “If your estimate of devices is off by almost 50%, your estimate of emission numbers is going to be wrong. The rate that we are gathering information is not keeping pace with the speed of the development.”
Trump’s Order Would Make It Harder To Block Pipelines, And Projects Such As Longview Coal-Export Terminal
Kristen Boyles, Attorney, Northwest Office, Earthjustice: “[The executive order] starts a process that could undermine both state authority and environmental and public-health protections.”