EarthJustice VP of Policy and Legislation Marty Hayden muses on Bush's big speech this week: "I think he sought to avoid Katrina, both in the context of climate change and social justice." LISTEN (11 min)
EarthJustice Attorney Jim Pew has won two court orders from the EPA to act to protect us from cement-industry created Mercury pollution, but hasn't seen any results yet: "If we knew more about how much mercury they're putting out, the picture would be even bleaker." LISTEN(8 min)
Tim Preso, attorney for EarthJustice-- "because the Earth needs a good lawyer"-- tells Betsy how the US National Forest Service has decided to do away with all environmental review for projects-- road paving and logging included-- in our National Forests. "What we've seen over and over again is that this White House is very hostile to the process of environmental review and disclosure. This is just the latest in a series." LISTEN (11 min)
Marty Hayden, VP of Policy and Legislation at Earthjustice, offers a nuanced and insightful view of what the recent mid-terms will and will not bring our good green Earth. "I think we'll see the President veto more than one bill, for starters." LISTEN (8 min)
David Baron, Managing Attorney in Earthjustice Washington DC's office talks about the case that will be heard by the Supreme Court at the end of November about the responsibility of the EPA to regulate greenhouse gases from motor vehicles.
LISTEN (7:50 min)