The Latest by Jillian Murphy

Program Assistant

Jillian joined Earthjustice as an intern for the Policy & Legislation team. She now supportis staff in Litigation, Communications, and PAL in the Washington, D.C. office.

March 15, 2013

Fracking Safeguard Bills Introduced

Over the past few decades—with the help of Congress—Big Oil and Gas successfully chipped away at our bedrock environmental laws, carving out special exemptions for the fossil fuel drilling industry. In 1987, when Congress decided to implement new standards to control stormwater runoff pollution under the Clean Water Act, oil and gas companies got a …