The Latest On: Water
Huge U.P. Mine Opposed by Wisconsin Tribe was Approved Despite Major Concerns From Regulators, Records Show
Janette Brimmer, Attorney, Northwest Regional Office, Earthjustice: "That's the million-dollar question: What changed? Nothing changed. Nothing changed on the ground. The data didn't change. Nothing changed other than, presumably, the politics."
Stu Gillespie, Attorney, Earthjustice: “The Corps has not remedied the fatal flaws in its decision-making process. Its revised analysis contains even more contradictions and conclusory assertions than the prior flawed analysis. As a result, the Corps reissued the same permit for the Villages at Vigneto without ever analyzing the impacts of the proposed development on the San Pedro River. That’s downright inadequate and contrary to the law.”
Janette Brimmer, Attorney, Earthjustice: “The overall magnitude of the municipal stormwater pollution problem in Puget Sound dwarfs other sources. The development that lies at the heart of the stormwater problem is profoundly damaging to salmon habitat and the ability of salmon and orcas to recover from their endangered status in Western Washington.”
Grupos Entablan Demanda Contra la EPA de Trump Por Negar Prohibición de Un Pesticida Nocivo para El Cerebro
David Henkin, Attorney, Earthjustice: “This case pits those who are committed to the protection of life-giving, clean water against the Trump administration and polluting industries that want free rein to use groundwater as a sewer to dump their waste and toxic discharges into our nation’s lakes, rivers and oceans.”
Colin O'Brien, Attorney, California Regional Office, Earthjustice: "The case will have powerful consequences in Shasta County."