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NRDC Vows Stiff Opposition To Anti-Enviro Trump Policies

By Juan Carlos Rodriguez

Law360, New York (November 15, 2016, 6:27 PM EST) -- Leaders at the Natural Resources Defense Council, one of the nation’s largest and most active environmental advocacy groups, on Tuesday said that the group will fiercely battle any attempt by President-elect Donald Trump to roll back climate change, pollution and other protections.

 

 

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Trump, as part of campaign trail attacks on federal regulation in general, targeted the Obama administration’s efforts to curb greenhouse gases in the power sector, clarify the federal government’s jurisdiction over water bodies in the country and control fossil fuel operations on federal lands as the kinds of actions he is interested in undoing.

 

Although key leadership positions involving environmental matters are still matters of intense speculation and Trump hasn’t given any clearer indication of how he plans to address rules and policies with which he disagrees, David Goldston, the NRDC’s government affairs director, said that the group is ready to deploy its experience fighting previous administrations that sought to loosen environmental standards.

“The president doesn’t get to rule by fiat,” Goldston said. “We are prepared, on behalf of the public, to block environmental rollbacks. We’ve successfully done that when other leaders erroneously thought they had public support on their side in this regard, and we will do that again. As in the past, we have public support on our side. Poll after poll on a range of issues, including climate, shows bipartisan support for environmental protection, so we think we will prevail.”

Of immediate global interest is whether Trump will attempt to extricate the United States from the Paris climate change agreement, which for the first time unified more than 190 countries in trying to control pollution that leads to climate change. The agreement was ratified earlier this month, and it’s unclear what ripple effects would occur if the Trump administration were to ignore the commitments that the Obama administration made.

David Doniger, the head of the NRDC’s Clean Air and Climate Program, said it has taken years of work to forge the support for dealing with the pollution that causes climate change both domestically and globally. And he said that the Trump administration would be mistaken to think that walking away from the agreement will change that support.

“The Bush administration thought they could make the Kyoto Protocol collapse by just walking away. That wasn’t true then and it’s even more not true now,” Doniger said.

The underpinning for the U.S.’ Paris climate change agreements is the Clean Power Plan, which would require existing power plants to slash carbon dioxide emissions. The final rule was stayed in February by the U.S. Supreme Court, and the D.C. Circuit is now considering whether the rule is supported by law. If the court upholds the law and the Trump administration were to attempt to dismantle the rule, it would face serious challenges, Doniger said.

“It’s not something they can do with a single stroke; they have to unbuild it the same way it was built, through the rulemaking process with proposals, opportunity for public comment,” he said.

The same is true for the Waters of the U.S. rule, also called the Clean Water Rule, which attempts to clarify the federal government’s jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act for permitting purposes, he said.

Much depends on who is chosen to lead key agencies such as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Doniger said. Climate change skeptic Myron Ebell of the free market think tank the Competitive Enterprise Institute, has been heading Trump’s EPA transition team, but Doniger said that Ebell would be a poor choice to lead the agency.

“Myron Ebell is not somebody who’s ever shown the capacity to govern and run anything. He’s a gadfly, he’s a fanatical ideologue. I think it would be a very foolish move to put somebody like that in a position of authority over there,” he said.

One area in which environmental groups may find common ground with the new administration is in the area of infrastructure, according to Goldston. He said that Trump has talked about supporting a large infrastructure bill, which could feature aspects that would garner the support of environmental groups, such as drinking water, renewable energy and mass transit.

“With things like that, an infrastructure bill would help the environment, help jobs, help the economy,” Goldston said. “But it depends on what is in the bill overall.”

A glaring blank spot in the overall environmental policy landscape is the vacant seat at the Supreme Court, which has been empty since Justice Antonin Scalia’s death in February.

John Walke, director of the NRDC’s Clean Air Project and Climate and Clean Air Program, said that although the vacancy is obviously very important, it’s also worth noting that only a few cases make it up to the high court in any given year, and the D.C. Circuit is actually the court to watch.

“The most important court in the land for environmental and health safeguards is the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, which by statute hears most environmental disputes under federal law, and Democratic appointees to that court outnumber Republican appointees by a total of three,” he said.

 

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Presidents do not rule by fiat. Donald Trump may not simply undo international agreements, overrule enacted laws, or violate environmental regulations on his own say so. If — when — he ignores environmental laws, NRDC will meet him in court. And we're gearing up to give him the fight of his life.


Here's what NRDC will be doing from Day One of the Donald Trump presidency:

  • Escalating our legal battle to defend the Clean Power Plan in federal court from Trump and his fossil fuel allies who want to kill it
  • Combatting attempts to open our public lands and coastal waters to fracking, oil and gas drilling and coal mining, which Trump has already said he plans to do
  • Halting efforts to bring the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline back from the dead
  • Fighting to make sure the people of Flint and communities across the country have access to clean, safe water

But to fight in court for as long as it takes to win, we need your strong support.

Contact: https://www.nrdc.org/contact-us?_ga=1.73659794.1859248403.1483116960

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Presidents do not rule by fiat. Donald Trump may not simply undo international agreements, overrule enacted laws, or violate environmental regulations on his own say so. If — when — he ignores environmental laws, NRDC will meet him in court. And we're gearing up to give him the fight of his life.

Here's what NRDC will be doing from Day One of the Donald Trump presidency:

  • Escalating our legal battle to defend the Clean Power Plan in federal court from Trump and his fossil fuel allies who want to kill it
  • Combatting attempts to open our public lands and coastal waters to fracking, oil and gas drilling and coal mining, which Trump has already said he plans to do
  • Halting efforts to bring the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline back from the dead
  • Fighting to make sure the people of Flint and communities across the country have access to clean, safe water

But to fight in court for as long as it takes to win, we need your strong support.

Contact: https://www.nrdc.org/contact-us?_ga=1.73659794.1859248403.1483116960

 

bump for law and order .....

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Presidents do not rule by fiat.[/size] Donald Trump may not simply undo international agreements, overrule enacted laws, or violate environmental regulations on his own say so. If — when — he ignores environmental laws, NRDC will meet him in court. And we're gearing up to give him the fight of his life.[/size]

 

Here's what NRDC will be doing from Day One of the Donald Trump presidency:

  • Escalating our legal battle to defend the Clean Power Plan in federal court from Trump and his fossil fuel allies who want to kill it
  • Combatting attempts to open our public lands and coastal waters to fracking, oil and gas drilling and coal mining, which Trump has already said he plans to do
  • Halting efforts to bring the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline back from the dead
  • Fighting to make sure the people of Flint and communities across the country have access to clean, safe water
But to fight in court for as long as it takes to win, we need your strong support.

 

Contact: https://www.nrdc.org/contact-us?_ga=1.73659794.1859248403.1483116960

 

obama broke all the rules and you cheered

 

Trump will fix it

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obama broke all the rules and you cheered

 

Trump will fix it

 

Kinda like obama and his pen and phone dictates have mostly been whacked at the knees by the courts, huh?

 

They tend to forget that part when they get their tits in a wringer over something they don't have a CLUE about.

 

AND what's going to be funny as shit to watch is that IN COURT, should it end up there, Trump is going to bring EVIDENCE that their little global warming BULLSHIT is just that- BULLSHIT.

 

Trust me here, they are going to WISH they has sat in the corner and were quiet. It's going to be sooooo much fun watching them parade scientist after scientist to the stand and get their little "theory" torn to shreds.

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If Donald Trump Implements His Proposed Policies, We’ll See Him in Court

 

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By Anthony D. Romero, ACLU Executive Director

Donald J. Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States, and the ACLU has a message for him.

President-elect Trump, as you assume the nation’s highest office, we urge you to reconsider and change course on certain campaign promises you have made. These include your plan to amass a deportation force to remove 11 million undocumented immigrants; ban the entry of Muslims into our country and aggressively surveil them; punish women for accessing abortion; reauthorize waterboarding and other forms of torture; and change our nation’s libel laws and restrict freedom of expression.

IT'S TIME TO FIGHT

These proposals are not simply un-American and wrong-headed, they are unlawful and unconstitutional. They violate the First, Fourth, Fifth, Eighth, and 14th Amendments. If you do not reverse course and instead endeavor to make these campaign promises a reality, you will have to contend with the full firepower of the ACLU at every step. Our staff of litigators and activists in every state, thousands of volunteers and millions of card-carrying members and supporters are ready to fight against any encroachment on our cherished freedoms and rights.

One thing is certain: We will be eternally vigilant every single day of your presidency. And when you leave the Oval Office, we will do the same with your successor as we have done throughout our nearly 100 years of existence. The Constitution and the rule of law are stronger than any one person, and we will see to that. We will never waver.

READ OUR CONSTITUTIONAL ANALYSIS OF THE PUBLIC STATEMENTS AND POLICY PROPOSALS OF DONALD TRUMP

 

https://www.aclu.org/blog/speak-freely/if-donald-trump-implements-his-proposed-policies-well-see-him-court

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NRDC Vows Stiff Opposition To Anti-Enviro Trump Policies

By Juan Carlos Rodriguez

Law360, New York (November 15, 2016, 6:27 PM EST) -- Leaders at the Natural Resources Defense Council, one of the nation’s largest and most active environmental advocacy groups, on Tuesday said that the group will fiercely battle any attempt by President-elect Donald Trump to roll back climate change, pollution and other protections.

Anything Obama passed via "rule" or "regulation" can be rolled back by a new "rule" or "regulation".

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This is going to be the comedy of all time. Dems do not realize they are through. Trump is going to be appointing Federal Judges. hahahaha TDS is going to be more apparent when racist dems start to riot. The voters need to be constantly reminded what a mistake it is to vote dem.

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trump people will realize that trump may talk like a dictator but being one may not be so easy. trump is a lot like GW bush aka an educated idiot.

 

GW talked about how easy his job would be if he were a dictator ..... at that point I DID suggest to him through email that he should move to Saudi Arabia and share a home with Bush family friends and Wall Street investors ........ the bin laden family.

 

YES Trump should set aside about 46 months for court room appearances answering to many moderate organizations and the IRS.

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Presidents do not rule by fiat. Donald Trump may not simply undo international agreements, overrule enacted laws, or violate environmental regulations on his own say so. If — when — he ignores environmental laws, NRDC will meet him in court. And we're gearing up to give him the fight of his life.

Here's what NRDC will be doing from Day One of the Donald Trump presidency:

  • Escalating our legal battle to defend the Clean Power Plan in federal court from Trump and his fossil fuel allies who want to kill it
  • Combatting attempts to open our public lands and coastal waters to fracking, oil and gas drilling and coal mining, which Trump has already said he plans to do
  • Halting efforts to bring the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline back from the dead
  • Fighting to make sure the people of Flint and communities across the country have access to clean, safe water

But to fight in court for as long as it takes to win, we need your strong support.

Contact: https://www.nrdc.org/contact-us?_ga=1.73659794.1859248403.1483116960

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Presidents do not rule by fiat. Donald Trump may not simply undo international agreements, overrule enacted laws, or violate environmental regulations on his own say so. If — when — he ignores environmental laws, NRDC will meet him in court. And we're gearing up to give him the fight of his life.

Here's what NRDC will be doing from Day One of the Donald Trump presidency:

  • Escalating our legal battle to defend the Clean Power Plan in federal court from Trump and his fossil fuel allies who want to kill it
  • Combatting attempts to open our public lands and coastal waters to fracking, oil and gas drilling and coal mining, which Trump has already said he plans to do
  • Halting efforts to bring the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline back from the dead
  • Fighting to make sure the people of Flint and communities across the country have access to clean, safe water

But to fight in court for as long as it takes to win, we need your strong support.

Contact: https://www.nrdc.org/contact-us?_ga=1.73659794.1859248403.1483116960

What parent's basement does this .org organization work from? Most likely isn't anything different than this message board.

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Koch Brothers Exposed documentary began as a series of 13 two- to twelve-minute viral videos intended to portray David and Charles Koch’s negative impact on a variety of aspects of American life.

The billionaire Koch Brothers have been described as “the poster boys of the 1 percent.” Their conglomerate, Koch Industries, is one of the largest private firms in the nation, with estimated annual revenues in the range of $100 billion. Liberal organizations argue that their extraordinary wealth and overwhelming political influence harm many progressive causes, such as the environment, education, campaign finance, and labor rights.

Some of the alleged wrongdoing highlighted in the film includes:

  • Efforts to gut Social Security. Spending more than $28 million, the Kochs have funded hundreds of reports, commentaries and books which popularized the fiction that Social Security is on the brink of collapse.
  • Attempts at re-segregation. The film reports on Koch-funded efforts to remake a North Carolina school district’s diversity policy, in effect re-segregating the schools.
  • Voter Suppression. Koch money has supported voter ID laws in 38 states. These laws are billed as a way to avoid voter fraud, but the film argues that they are actually intended to make it more difficult for Democrats to vote.
  • Keystone XL. The Kochs use their influence to sway legislation regarding the Keystone XL pipeline. Koch Industries has a significant financial interest in this oil and gas project.
  • Cancer in Crosset. A Koch paper plant pollutes the air and water of a community in Arkansas. The film explores a link with a cancer cluster in the small African-American community.
  • Higher Education. The Kochs give millions of dollars to universities, with the stipulation that the schools must hire Koch-sympathetic professors.

Robert Greenwald attempts to evoke a visceral reaction from his viewers by telling the stories of individuals whose lives have been harmed by Koch activities. Regarding this film, he is quoted as saying, “You reach the heart first. What I always try to do is make the political personal."

 

 

https://freedocumentaries.org/documentary/koch-brothers-exposed

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If Trump tries to destroy the planet for quick monetary gain, hopefully the youth of America will rise up and assassinate him. It would be completely justified.

Amazing watching Americans calling for the assassination of a President.

Presidents do not rule by fiat.

They do now. We warned you, but your quest for unlimited power was more important to you.

Now that power has been given to Trump, and it's your fault.

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