Sri Srinivasan

Does Sri Srinivasan’s Clean Power Plan Role on the D.C. Circuit Panel Hurt His Nomination Chances?

He may feel compelled to recuse himself, lowering the odds that the CPP is upheld in the Court of Appeals

Some environmentalists are already criticizing Sri Srinivasan’s environmental credentials because as a lawyer at O’Melveny & Meyers he defended Exxon Mobil and Rio Tinto, a mining company, in cases alleging human rights abuses in Indonesia and Papau New Guinea.  He also represented Enron villain Jeff Skilling. But I wonder if Srinivasan’s nomination raises a different, …