According to several news sources, including and Inside Climate News, President Trump has named Jeffrey Bossert Clark, the lawyer who represented British Petroleum in our nation’s worst oil spill, the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster, as the Justice Department’s top environmental lawyer.

Clark is a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis. And he has been in legal cases that have challenged the government’s authority to regulate carbon emission.

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