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On the Environment, Feds are Getting Trounced in the Courts. At Least, So Far …


California has been involved in 54 major legal cases with the Trump administration on a variety of issues, a tracker developed by a Marquette University political scientist reveals. Of these, the state has sparred with President Trump over climate change and the environment more than on any other issue.  California has won injunctions, policy reversals or other favorable rulings in 15 of the 16 major environmental cases that the courts have ruled on, with 15 cases pending.