The Latest On: Right To Zero
Oscar Espino-Padron, Attorney, Earthjustice: “This was an inaccurate misrepresentation that tainted every step of the EIR.”
Paul Cort, Attorney, Earthjustice: “when you talk to these communities, you find they’re more technically savvy, as well as technologically optimistic. They’re tired of interim solutions; they want zero emissions.”
Paul Cort, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: “There is an acceleration in acceptance and uptake among car buyers,” he said. “It took us 10 years to get to the first million electric vehicles; the second million was achieved in two years; the third million will be on the road in one year.”
Adrian Martinez, Attorney, Earthjustice: “With this legislation, California will be taking combustion-polluting vehicles off the road and advancing zero emission vehicles, helping us to finally address air pollution and better equipping us to combat climate change.”
Angela Johnson Meszaros, Attorney, Earthjustice: "This river is considered a vital life source. The Chumash people have been living along this river since time immemorial. ... There is a real impact to Chumash culture and their connection to their vital life source. ... The state of California is moving away from fossil fuels to meet its energy needs. Mission Rock is out of step with what the policymakers and the state of California want."
Matt Vespa, Attorney, Earthjustice: "It's time for clean energy options for Oxnard, rather than an ill-conceived gas plant that would pollute for decades."