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In Front of a Packed Courtroom, Young Petitioners Ask Judge to Uphold Their Rights to a Safe Environment


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In Front of a Packed Courtroom, Young Petitioners Ask Judge to Uphold Their Rights to a Safe Environment

Our Children's Trust

SEATTLE, Washington - On Tuesday, young Washington citizens sat in a packed King County courtroom and watched as their attorney, Andrea Rodgers gave a stunning and impassioned argument to the court as she fought for her clients’ right to a healthy environment and safe climate. Judge Hollis Hill heard oral argument in the important case brought by seven young petitioners to address Washington Department of Ecology’s (Ecology) persistent refusal to set science-based carbon pollution limits.

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