This week on Sierra Club Radio:
Emily Green, Sierra Club's Great Lakes Director, on a big threat to the Great Lakes that many don't know about: invasive Asian carp
Eugene Buchanan on his new book Outdoor Parents, Outdoor Kids
Avital from Sierra Magazine gives tips on greening our schools
On January 13, nearly 150 Texans turned out for a public hearing in Austin on the EPA's newly proposed Regional Haze Rule to clean up sulfur dioxide pollution from Texas power plants that sullies the air in Texas as well as in neighboring Oklahoma and Arkansas. Two days later and 400 miles to the north, some 100 Oklahomans, Arkansans, and Texans turned out at the EPA haze hearing in OK City.
As the EPA continues to conduct hearings and take comments on its new proposed smog standards, is it more important than ever that the public become involved in the air pollution discussion. And in Los Angeles, a city renowned for its smog, the Sierra Club and its partners held a groundbreaking virtual town hall to spread information on the fight for clean air.
September's Meadow Fire in Yosemite National Park burned nearly 5,000 acres, closed popular hiking trails, and required dozens of people to be evacuated by helicopter from the top of Half Dome (at left).