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$20.15 for 2015 Chapter Fundraising Campaign Underway

Posted Feb. 27 - Sierra Club Action Alert: NO on SB333

Please click on the above link, read Glen's message, and take action.

Press Release Feb. 24:
ARKANSAS SIERRA CLUB RESPONSE TO ATTORNEY GENERAL LESLIE RUTLEDGE

Mar. 2 - M - Chapter - Sierra Club & Beer Night in Little Rock 
Mar. 2 - deadline? - Application for intern positions with Senators/Congressmen
Mar. 2 - ADEQ deadline for written comments - Red River Water Regulation Changes
Mar. 17 - Tu - CAG Meeting - Speaker: Eric Sundell on Trees of Arkansas book
Apr. 29 - W - National Sierra Club Board of Directors Election - Deadline for ballots
Jun. 16-18 Tu-Th - EPA Environmental Justice Conference in Little Rock
- - - - - - 17 people signed up for conference as of 2/23
- - - - - - 33 people signed up for conference as of 2/24
- - - - - - 46 people signed up for conference as of 2/26
- - - - - - 48 people signed up for conference as of 2/27

Government and non-Sierra Club Events:

Arkansas Audubon sponsors Fourche Creek cleanup on March 14
State Legislature - General Assembly Regular Session began Jan. 12 - Legislative Action

What's New on the Web site:

Road Conditions  |  Web Site Map
Date (that information was added to web site) -
2/23 - EPA Environmental Justice Conference in Little Rock from June 16-18
2/21 - Wind-power Line Good for Arkansas, a guest editorial by Sierra Club intern Hanna Davis in today's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
2/13 - Good Jobs Green Jobs Conference on 4/13 added to Other Events
2/2 - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge  - - - - Environmental Impact Statement

Fracking 101 Video
Record of Past Chapter/Group Activities
First Aid Classes - list of
Astronomy Star Parties
Historic Preservation Program Tours     [TOP]

Special Topics:

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, 03/17/2015 General Meeting
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

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

General Meeting

Sierra Club Canoe Clean-up of Little Maumelle River

Audubon Center Picnic and Guided Tour

General 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

Sierra Club & Beer Night at Vino's Brewpub

General Meeting

Clean Line Energy - Dept. of Energy Hearing

Burns Park Hike Through Recently Burned Area

General Meeting

General Meeting