The Latest On: Trump Administration
Jan Hasselman, Attorney, Earthjustice: “This is another action in a long history of sidestepping treaty rights and trampling on the rights of indigenous people. If this is how the Trump administration is going to be approaching issues in Indian country, it’s going to be a long four years.”
Abigail Dillen, Vice President of Litigation for Climate & Energy: "These attacks on clean air, and clean water, and climate protection are going to prove very unpopular because people can fight back, and they will fight back, and we'll be right there with them in the courts ... One thing that is central to our democracy is that no one is above the law, including the president."
Charles McPhedran, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: “This administration is unpredictable. I don’t know what we’re going to see, but Congress and the public caught up with Ronald Reagan.”
Earthjustice Condemns President Trump’s Presidential Memorandum on Keystone XL and Dakota Access Oil Pipelines
What is the history of California's emissions policies? How does Pruitt's past challenging EPA's so-called overreach align with his answers on the Hill yesterday? Adrian Martinez, staff attorney at Earthjustice, is a guest on AirTalk.
Sarah Saylor, Senior Legislative Representative, Earthjustice: “It’s not clear in my view that Pruitt really respects or would take the role of administrator of EPA to be as protective of public health as it historically has been or has been intended to be.”
Drew Caputo, Vice President of Litigation for Lands, Oceans, and Wildlife, discusses how Earthjustice and the environmental community at large is responding to the anti-environmental threats of the incoming Trump administration.