New Justice Nominee will Aim to Kill Climate Protection, People, and Planet

Climate Denial Crock of the Week

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Good Catholic though, so I’ve heard.

Bloomberg News:

Judge Brett Kavanaugh is President Donald Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy.

During his time on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, the former clerk for Kennedy and staff secretary for President George W. Bush earned a reputation for thwarting the Obama administration on climate change. Trump announced his intent to nominate Kavanaugh July 9 at the White House.

Kavanaugh wrote the opinion in a 2017 case ruling that the Environmental Protection Agency has no authority to require companies to replace refrigerant chemicals that are also greenhouse gases with more sustainable alternatives.

He also wrote the opinion that struck down portions of the agency’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule in EME Homer City Generation, LP v. EPA.

Environmental groups were quick to criticize the pick: The League of Conservation Voters…

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