Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Fighting the Trump Administration Through the Courts

WASHINGTON (July 3, 2017) – A federal court today struck down an Environmental Protection Agency attempt to suspend critical protections against leaks of methane and other dangerous air pollution from oil and gas operations. The 2-1 ruling by the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals here resulted from the first lawsuit filed by the Natural Resources Defense Council and others against the EPA over of its attempts to undo federal efforts to fight climate change.

“This ruling declares EPA's action illegal -- and slams the brakes on Trump Administration's brazen efforts to put the interests of corporate polluters ahead of protecting the public and the environment."

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...but hey, do what you want...you will anyway.

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