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David Henkin, Attorney, Mid-Pacific Office, Earthjustice: “This guidance won’t even be anywhere near getting finalized before the Trump administration’s out the revolving door.”
Sam Sankar, Senior VP of Programs, Earthjustice: “Folks who care about the environment will realize it is an uphill battle to protect the environment under a 6-3 SCOTUS.”
Sambhav Sankar, Senior VP of Programs, Earthjustice: "[Barrett's limited history] strongly suggests that she would be willing to reexamine the bedrock doctrines on which environmental law is based."
Sambhav Sankar, Senior VP of Litigation for Programs, Earthjustice: “We are seeing across the judiciary, a willingness to poke around in the science that is sometimes really right, sometimes really wrong. But it's really driven in a partisan way right now.”
Known For Her Record On Women’s And Civil Rights, Justice Ginsburg Also Leaves An Environmental Legacy On The Supreme Court
Charley McPhedran, Attorney, Coal Program, Earthjustice: “That case holds that citizens who express concerns about values, aesthetics, or health related activities can get into court to sue those who are infringing on those rights.”