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Loose Change: Experts expect Kavanaugh to 'cabin' EPA authority

July 10, 2018
Legal experts say that appellate judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, is likely to limit any future strict EPA regulations if they were adopted without clear statutory authorization, even if they address a problem that he acknowledges poses risks, such as climate change. Of the finalists to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, Kavanaugh has the lengthiest judicial record regarding EPA, given that he sits on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia...

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