Just as rising temperatures support the view of the vast majority of scientists that manmade climate change is happening now, with grave consequences, the rising number of judicial vacancies supports the view of many experts that political obstruction has risen to record levels. The consequences of that obstructionism are also quite serious.
Environmental Groups Applaud Decision to Replace Self-Bonding With Stronger Protections, in Arch Coal Bankruptcy Reorganization
David Henkin, Earthjustice attorney: “The lawsuit’s aim is to force the US navy to be honest about what it needs to do, as distinguished from what it merely wants to do. ... We’re not saying that the marines shouldn’t fulfill their national security mission – it’s the why and where that we’re concerned about.”
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Press Release: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Responds to Energy Transfer Partners Statement
Tracy Coppola is a Senior Legislative Counsel with the Policy & Legislation team in Washington, D.C. Her work covers public lands, including national forests, Bureau of Land Management lands, National Parks, and onshore oil and gas.