Environmental groups urge ‘no’ vote on Barrett confirmation

October 16, 2020
A coalition of 18 environmental groups led by the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) is urging Senate Judiciary Committee members to vote against confirming Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, citing the threat she could pose to environmental precedents and her hedging on the science about human-caused climate change. The effort appears to have little chance at blocking her Senate confirmation, with Republicans pledging to confirm before the Nov. 3 elections President Donald Trump’s nominee to replace the late...

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