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This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Faced with the Trump administration’s assault on regulations, environmental advocates are planning to turn to the courts to limit some of the damage. Green groups are already crafting lawsuits to block any efforts to roll back rules on power plant emissions, vehicle pollution, coal mining, and pipeline permits. Environmentalists have been studying the record of Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Neil Gorsuch, whose Senate confirmation hearings begin Monday. They are trying to understand how he might handle cases on Obama-era climate initiatives, air pollution, and water quality, which may one day end up at the Supreme Court. Chief among their concerns are whether he will even allow them to have their day in court at all. “He’...

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Food Policy Director, James Beard Foundation Washington, D.C. Age: 47 In 2012, Katherine Miller was frustrated that Americ...

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That long-promised executive order rolling back Obama’s environmental regulations is on its way. EPA administrator Scott P...

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