Jim Murphy

Jim Murphy is Senior Counsel for National Wildlife Federation, where he coordinates NWF’s nationwide litigation efforts concerning the development of dirty fossil fuels.
Blackwater River, Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge, West Virginia

A Voice from Coal Country

On October 9, 2017, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt announced the beginning of a process to repeal the Clean Power Plan – the nation’s first federal measure to reduce deadly …

National Wildlife Federation and Affiliates Call for Climate Leadership

Representatives from countries around the world are gathered the last two weeks and this week in Bonn, Germany at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s twenty-third Conference of …

Bald Eagles have recovered in large part due to EPA regulation of chemicals. Photo by Robert Palmer.

Dourson and Wehrum Should Be Rejected by Senate

The Administration has put forth two nominees for important Environmental Protection Agency posts who have long and disturbing records of seeking to undermine the strong protections against dangerous chemicals and …

Full Throttle Reverse

The Administration has taken another step backwards in the effort to ensure a stable and safe climate for wildlife.  Administrator Scott Pruitt has announced that the Environmental Protection Agency plans …

Department of Energy Proposed Rule Designed to Prop up Dirty Coal

Under the guise of pushing “grid reliability,” Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry has urged the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), which regulates the interstate transmission of electricity, natural gas …

Harvey: With Climate Change, Unprecedented is the New Normal for Wildlife

The word unprecedented is being thrown around a lot these days.  After Hurricane Harvey battered Texas with record rains and as Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida and the Caribbean, …

Looking Beyond “Energy Week” to a Thriving Energy Future for Wildlife

Last week was labeled Energy Week by the White House.  Sadly, but not surprisingly, the rhetoric and ideas coming from the Administration could have led one to believe that it …

A Call to Action for Wildlife After the Paris Agreement Withdrawal

President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement is deeply disappointing, frustrating and, as National Wildlife Federation CEO Collin O’Mara stated, a “dereliction of duty.”  But dwelling on …

Budget Cuts in Energy Programs Undermine Wildlife

Budgets reflect priorities and values.  On renewable energy and science, the Administration’s proposed budget reflect the wrong priorities and the wrong values for wildlife. Instead of continuing and growing investment …

Repealing Measures to Control Pollution Won’t Bring Back Coal

A recent report from the Columbia Center on Global Energy Policy has found that Trump Administration efforts to repeal rules designed to clean the air and reduce the pollution that …

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