September 2020 archive

The Energy 202: What Merrick Garland as attorney general means for the environment

If confirmed, he will inherit a department that critics, including Biden, say has curtailed prosecution of polluters under President Trump. The former vice president campaigned on increasing enforcement of Clean Air Act violations and other laws. Biden’s choice of Garland, announced Wednesday, was overshadowed by the attacks on the Capitol by a pro-Trump mob. Garland …

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