28 Jun '18, 4pm

The Environmental Consequences of Justice Kennedy’s Retirement https://t.co/rJ5qBr0ttz

Anthony Kennedy swears in Trump Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch. Shealah Craighead / The White House The Environmental Consequences of Justice Kennedy’s Retirement When Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement Wednesday, the court lost a key swing vote on environmental issues, The Atlantic reported . Whoever President Donald Trump nominates to replace the 81-year-old Reagan-appointee, who The New York Times called "an equal opportunity disappointer," according to Grist , is likely to be more conservative and could determine the fate of U.S. climate policy, the Endangered Species Act and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA ) head Scott Pruitt 's attempts to roll back Obama-era clean water regulations, legal experts told The Atlantic. "He's been on the court just over 30 years, and he's been in the majority in every single environmental case but one. Y...

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