Tim Preso, Managing Attorney, Northern Rockies Office: “The problem right now is there’s no plan at all. There are just these internal drafts. We’re going to take a close look at the plan if we can get it out the door because we don’t think that tentative measures are what’s needed at this time.”
The Latest On: Public Lands
Erin Whalen, Attorney, Alaska Regional Office: Constantine’s plan for dealing with wastewater from the tunnel looks more like “wishful thinking than a serious plan to protect water quality.”
The fast timeline for the comment period “deprives the public of a meaningful opportunity to weigh in on decisions that have lasting impacts on the human environment... and violates the requirements of NEPA.”
The below-signed organizations, committed to the protection and restoration of America’s Everglades, respectfully request that Governor DeSantis veto House Bill 7103.
Jordan Luebkemann, Attorney, Florida Regional Office, Earthjustice: “It will really remain to be seen who is allowed to participate in the task forces.”
Tom Waldo, Attorney, Alaska Regional Office, Earthjustice: "The agency is required to take a hard look at specific impacts of an action in specific places. So you can't just generalize across the whole island and say, 'well, we'll log somewhere.' This is a brazen attempt by the forest service to rewrite the rules for timber sales."