The Arkansas Chapter's March 2015 Fundraising Campaign is underway

4/21 Tu - Central Arkansas Group Meeting (Little Rock)
5/9 Sa - Central Arkansas Group Spring Picnic (Little Rock)
5/19 Tu - Central Arkansas Group Meeting (Little Rock)

GOVERNMENT & OTHER NON-SIERRA CLUB EVENTS

Apr. 20 M - Jasper - Public Hearing on C&H Farms 

(Written comments accepted Mar. 18 - Apr. 17.)

Apr. 29 - W - is deadline for ballots
National Sierra Club Board of Directors Election
For candidate information, go to http://www.sierraclub.org/board/election.

EPA Environmental Justice Conference
Jun. 16-18 Tu-Th - in Little Rock

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What's New on the Web site:      [TOP]

Apr. 16 Th - EPA Public Hearing at ADEQ HQ (NLR) - Regional Haze and Visibility Transport Requirements
AR Sierra Club Nominated for "Best Nonprofit" in Sync Weekly
AR Sierra Club Media Hits: EPA Water Rule
Entergy Arkansas planning 81 MW solar plant near Stuttgart [posted 4/15]
Apr. 8 - Sierra Club Receives $30M Gift From Bloomberg Philanthropies [posted 4/15]
Rel attended a 3/28-29 leadership training session for Club leaders: Check his Report [posted 4/5]
List of Red Cross First Aid classes in Little Rock and Northwest Arkansas updated for April [posted 4/5]
Events > EPA Info page added to web site with My Environment entry block [posted 4/2]

POSTED IN MARCH

Supreme Court Justice to visit state on 4/16. See Other Events page. [posted 3/26]
Chapter in the News - Info added on 3/25
Additional ADEQ Public Hearings added to ADEQ Info page [posted 3/25]

Press Release - March 24: Sierra Club Response To Attorney General Rutledge's U.S. Senate Committee Testimony
Press Release - March 11: EPA Proposes New Haze Restrictions in Arkansas
Arkansas Chapter Newsletter - Winter 2015 [posted 3/6]

OUTSIDE OF ARKANSAS:

An Issues Outside Arkansas page has been added to web site to consolidate information about other areas in one location [page added 4/5]

SPECIAL TOPIC(S):

Texas Coal Plants An Issue, Sierra Club Says

By Doug Thompson - NW News - December 30, 2014

Two coal-fired power plants in Texas stand as the most immediate threat to air quality in Northwest Arkansas, said the director of the Sierra Club in Arkansas.

The plants are among seven at issue in a Jan. 15 public hearing in Oklahoma City. The federal Environmental Protection Agency called the hearing after rejecting parts of Texas' plan to gradually reduce the amount of haze-causing sulfur dioxide from the plants.

Glen Hooks, this state's Sierra Club director, said his group will argue at the hearing the sulfur dioxide contributes to haze as far north as Benton and Washington counties and over the federally protected headwaters of the Buffalo National River. ... MORE     [TOP]

Date Event More Information
Tue, 04/21/2015 General Meeting
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

3003 West Markham Street, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA

Sierra Club and Beer Night at Vino's

ExCom Meeting

General Meeting

ExCom Meeting

Sierra Club Canoe Clean-up of Little Maumelle River

Audubon Center Picnic and Guided Tour

General Meeting

ExCom Meeting

Group Picnic at Allsop Park

Hike at Cadron Settlement Park

General Meeting

'Black Friday' Hike at Petit Jean State Park

Eagle Watch Car Caravan

Bus Trip to EPA Hearing

General Meeting

General Meeting

Clean Line Energy - Dept. of Energy Hearing

Burns Park Hike Through Recently Burned Area

Sierra Club & Beer Night at Vino's Brewpub

General Meeting

Group Meeting

Burns Park Hike - Green Trail North Loop

Burns Park Hike - Overlook Area

Burns Park Hike - Southeast Loop of Green Trail

General Meeting