Environmental Protection

The Battle for Climate Change Accountability

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016
5:00 pm
American Constitution Society & Center for American Progress

CAC President Elizabeth Wydra joined scholars, litigators, journalists and former public officials to discuss the legal foundations for seeking accountability from fossil fuel companies, as well as the importance of state attorney general investigations in the face of federal opposition or inaction.

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