James Pew

Director, Federal Clean Air Practice, D.C. Washington, D.C. Office

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Jim Pew is the director of clean air practice. He is based in Earthjustice’s Washington, D.C. office.

He received a B.A. in history from Stanford University, a M.A. in law from Cambridge University, and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.

Jim practiced at a private law firm in Philadelphia for three years, at the Natural Resources Defense Council for two years, and at Earthjustice since 1997.

Jim lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife and cat, and still spends as much time as possible on a bicycle.

The Latest by James Pew

Mercury levels in tuna have finally started to decrease, but the good news may be short lived if Scott Pruitt is allowed to head the EPA and overturn important limits on power plant pollution.
January 30, 2017

A Scott Pruitt Appointment Means More Mercury in Our Fish

Mercury levels in tuna have finally started to decrease, but the good news may be short lived if Scott Pruitt is allowed to head the EPA and overturn important limits on power plant pollution.
The Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.
June 30, 2015

Don’t Panic: The Supreme Court’s Decision on Mercury and Air Toxics

The fate of the Mercury and Air Toxics safeguards is still to be determined after the Supreme Court's decision grants a challenge to the EPA’s long overdue limits on toxic pollution.