The Life and Death Issue Ignored at Judge Gorsuch’s Confirmation Hearings

The Senate Judiciary Committee grilled Gorsuch about euthanasia and abortion, yet utterly failed to probe his record on capital punishment.

People living next to the neoprene plant in Louisiana’s St. John the Baptist Parish have long felt they suffered more than their share of illnesses. Still, as Sharon Lerner reports, it took the work of several divisions of the EPA over the course of many years to finally convey the scope of the problem — that the plant was pumping out a chemical that gave local residents the highest risk of cancer from air pollution in the country. As the Trump administration moves to undermine what limited ability the agency has to protect Americans from industrial emissions, Lerner lays out what’s at stake.

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The Life and Death Issue Ignored at Judge Gorsuch’s Confirmation Hearings

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