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Analysis

Climate Change Gap Between Trump, Courts Poised To Grow

Law360 (March 30, 2018, 6:31 PM EDT) -- A flurry of recent court rulings ordering federal agencies to beef up their climate change reviews for energy development projects lays bare the rift between the judicial and executive branches over the issue, a rift experts say will only widen with President Donald Trump’s demand that agencies scrub climate change from their environmental reviews.

U.S. District Judge Brian Morris of Montana on March 23 became the latest judge to slap the government’s wrist over an inadequate climate analysis. In flagging three National Environmental Policy Act violations...
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