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Trump’s Supreme Court Pick’s Record on Environmental Matters - Environmental Law News

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Environmental Law News

Posted on: Jul 20, 2018

Intro by Benjamin A. Wolowski, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

President Trump recently nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh, of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, to fill the Supreme Court vacancy opened up by Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement. During his time on the Court of Appeals, Judge Kavanaugh has been highly skeptical of the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s regulatory reach. This article from SLATE outlines several of his most important opinions on environmental matters and offers insights on how his potential tenure on the high court could affect environmental law for decades to come.

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