Ramin Pejan, Attorney, International Program, Earthjustice: “The goal is to raise human rights violations as a key part of the narrative with these mines. That has been missing in the approval process thus far.”
An opinion piece by Teju Adisa-Farrar, California Regional Strategist at Earthjustice.
Earthjustice, Union of Concerned Scientists, and Public Citizen jointly told the Energy Department that the proposed rule would, in essence, “allow virtually any information submitted to be barred from public access for an indefinite amount of time, amounting to a breathtaking and inappropriate broadening of the Department’s authority under Section 215A of the [Federal Power Act] and significantly hampering parties’ ability to meaningfully participate in DOE proceedings.”
On WMNF’s MidPoint Monday, host Seán Kinane interviews David Baron, managing attorney with Earthjustice’s Washington, D.C. office.
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