If there was ever a time when the U.S. Supreme Court requires a passionate, articulate and unabashed voice for the environment -- another William O. Douglas -- that time is now. Should Waxman-Markey die in the Senate and the EPA be forced to regulate carbon emissions, the matter will likely land before the Justices and there are any number of other eco-catastrophes being handled as matters of law on which we desperately require the very best advocate the President can appoint. If in the history of the environmental movement there was ever a call for bold, unequivocal and urgent leadership, …
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