An opinion piece by Heidi McIntosh, Managing Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office, Earthjustice
The Latest On: Trump Administration
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.”
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."