New Earthjustice Prez's Game Plan: Fight Feds, Coax States

By Keith Goldberg (July 2, 2018, 2:31 PM EDT) -- Incoming Earthjustice President Abigail Dillen told Law360 in an exclusive interview that the environmental law group must pursue a two-pronged strategy: fighting policy rollbacks by the Trump administration while encouraging stronger clean energy and other climate change-friendly policies at the state and local level.

"This is a moment for mounting the strongest possible defense against the Trump administration in the federal courts, and it's the moment for fanning out among the states and pushing the most aggressive agenda possible," said Dillen, an Earthjustice veteran who was tapped last month to replace retiring president Trip Van Noppen.

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