31 Jul '17, 5pm

We'll see your administration in court, Mr. President, over its duty to protect clean air:

WASHINGTON, D.C. –The Trump administration put Americans’ health at risk by abruptly suspending a federal safeguard intended to curb a major source of climate-changing emissions, the pollution from cars and trucks on the national highways, according to a lawsuit filed today. The Natural Resources Defense Council, U.S. PIRG, and the Southern Environmental Law Center on behalf of Clean Air Carolina, are suing the Federal Highway Administration today for illegally suspending the clean air standard this year, and are seeking its immediate reinstatement. “The Trump administration broke the law by hitting the brakes on sensible transportation clear air standards. We need them to protect our health today and to reduce climate chaos tomorrow,” said Deron Lovaas, NRDC senior policy adviser. Trip Pollard, senior attorney with the Southern Environmental Law Center, said, “This move i...

Full article: https://www.nrdc.org/media/2017/170731

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