Chrissy Pepino

Litigation Paralegal Northern Rockies Office


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Chrissy Pepino is a litigation paralegal. She is based out of the Northern Rockies office, and joined the Bozeman team in 2018. Previously, Chrissy worked on the Communications team for Earthjustice from 2012 to 2014. She then joined The Trust for Public Land where she focused on community-based conservation planning. When she’s not in the office, she can be found hiking, biking, or trying to learn how to ski.

The Latest from Chrissy Pepino

Student talks about how Earthjustice was selected as the Penny Harvest Grant Recipient
June 13, 2014

Saving the Environment, One Penny at a Time

Sacajawea Elementary Students Inspire Earthjustice Staff Through Penny Harvest Grant Program
A new crack in a foundation in proximity to Inglewood Oil Field, CA
May 8, 2014

Earthquake Roulette

Colorado, Texas and Oklahoma aren't historically known for earthquakes, but that’s all changing thanks to hydraulic fracking.
January 24, 2014

Thirsty Industry Wants to Frack Parched State

With severe drought conditions predicted for winter, California's Gov. Brown is demanding that state agencies immediately scale back water consumption, while urging Californians to reduce water use by 20 percent. Yet, contrary to enforcing water conservation, Brown recently gave the ‘green light’ to fracking California’s Monterey Shale—a process that consumes vast quantities of water.
Split view of clear and hazy days in Shenandoah National Park.
September 10, 2013

Watching Our National Parks Fade From View

Human-caused haze is also stifling more than just a picture-perfect photos. The pollutants that ruin the views in our national parks are the same pollutants that ruin our bodies by contributing to heart attacks, asthma attacks, chronic bronchitis and respiratory illness.
July 10, 2013

Doctor's Orders: Chemicals Need to Frack-off

Avoiding alcohol and caffeine are standard recommendations for a pregnant women. No surprise there! The simple and effective way of keeping infants safe is stripping the environment toxins that cause low birth weight, birth defects, respiratory problems, cancer and fertility problems. Yet the most common substances used to frack for natural gas are cancer-causing agents.…
shanghai smog
June 13, 2013

Eliminating a 4-Letter Word: Smog

A registered nurse in the Sacramento region, Robin Kristufek sees a disproportionate number of children living in poverty afflicted with asthma and bronchitis—some die of lung disease. Their health problems come from living near busy roads and freeways, without trees or green spaces to help filter out particulates. They are forced to breathe in toxic pollution.
June 4, 2013

Climate Ride: A Sustainable Conference on Wheels

A traditional road trip along the Pacific Coast Highway provides many “oohs” and “ahhs” along the majestic ocean, and for good reason. The turquoise water and rolling hills encourage exploration around every twist in the road. Yet, through a 320-mile bike journey, I’ve learned that all senses are heightened when on two wheels. Our dynamic team…
April 18, 2013

Lean Green Two-Wheeled Machines Bike for Sustainability

In just one month’s time, 190 riders will cumulatively bike a total of 60,000 miles to spread the message: climate change is the most urgent problem we face today, and it’s up to us to take action. Our 4-woman team with the alias of “Lean Green Two-Wheeled Machines” will be riding on behalf of Earthjustice,…
March 18, 2013

Scope of Science: Regulating Oil, Gas Industries

The technological advance of horizontal drilling was a game changer for the oil and gas industry. When oil and natural gas were previously being harvested, vertical drilling was the only way to extract the fossil fuel. With horizontal drilling, wells can now be fracked and re-fracked, at different depths and in all directions. By increasing…
March 12, 2013

Scope of Science: The Dark Side of Soot

Be green: get rid of black
January 28, 2013

Scope of Science: Climate in a New Era

Crops shriveled to dust this summer while thermometers hit continuous triple digits in the Midwest and Southwest regions. Yet, what about the current “snowmageddon” occurring in our mountain regions, and record lows on the east coast? Global warming is the all-encompassing term for what is happening to our planet today. As we increase the amount…