EDF Warns Senators Of Barrett’s Doubts Over Environmental Litigation

October 7, 2020
Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is urging senators “take the time needed” to consider the record of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, citing concerns she appears too willing to question plaintiffs’ standing to seek relief for environmental harms, and is inclined to overturn prior precedents. “Judge Barrett’s record warrants close scrutiny for adherence to central tenets of environmental law,” EDF General Counsel Vick Patton says in an Oct. 7 press statement. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has vowed that...


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