This week, we secured an important victory for public health when a federal court approved a timeline and framework for protecting Americans from an especially harmful type of air pollution. Sulfur dioxide pollution is a dangerous air pollutant -- so much so, that even short term exposure for as...
The San Juan Generating Station is 40 years old, belches pollution at a tremendous rate, and will cost the Public Service Company of New Mexico well over a billion dollars to purchase. It's time for PNM to use public investments more wisely, and move New Mexico away from a dirty energy system.
This week on Sierra Club Radio:
Billy Parrish, the founder of Mosaic, talking about a vision for 100% clean energy in the United States
Author Joel Greenberg talking about his new book A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction
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On February 20, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) rejected a request by the mid-Atlantic grid operator PJM for authority to make special payments to generators that would otherwise have shut down, or to induce mothballed generators to come back into commission. The Sierra Club, along with other environmental and consumer advocates, had filed a protest with FERC, contending that PJM’s proposal was unnecessary and lacked any standards for implementation.
Alice Waters, Michael Pollan, Mark Bittman, Jamie Oliver--the pioneers of modern-day sustainable eating are household names. But do you know these five fresh faces? If not, you will soon. Meet the new guard.