Jenny Harbine, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: “Our legal system remains an important backstop against the abuses of power we’ve witnessed over the course of the past two months.”
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Lisa Garcia, VP of Litigation for Healthy Communities, Earthjustice: “They [the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency] are the watchdog. You can argue that they weren’t the best at it, but even a bad watchdog is better than no watchdog.”
In anop-ed, Trip Van Noppen, president of Earthjustice, explains why Donald Trump’s latest executive action is so detrimental for the environment
Jenny Harbine, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: "We expect to challenge any action that allows coal leasing to resume before [an] environmental review is completed that evaluates whether the federal coal leasing program should be reformed (or scrapped altogether) in light of its significant climate impacts and failure to generate a fair return for U.S. taxpayers."