“The D.C. Circuit rules on cases of nationwide significance under the Clean Air Act and other environmental statutes that were forged by Republican and Democratic lawmakers alike. Its rulings have a profound impact on public health and environmental protection for all Americans.
“We are pleased to see the Senate Judiciary Committee moving swiftly to fill vacancies on the D.C. Circuit, including its bipartisan vote today to send the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the full Senate. Our nation needs a fully-staffed D.C. Circuit to ensure the faithful execution of our nation’s vital clean air, water and public health laws for the people of the United States.”
- Vickie Patton, EDF General Counsel
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