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pdf September/October 2006
e-mail June 30, 2006
e-mail April 28, 2006


Studying for the Midterms
Renewables in Action
Just Transition
Blue and Green in Ohio
Battle of Blair Mountain, Again
Unseating an Environmental Foe
Gaining Ground
America's Wild Legacy
Car Talk, Sierra Club Style
Sierra Club Insider
Who We Are:
Loyd Cortez
Christine Williamson
Erica Langenbahn


Sewage 101
States Take Lead on Mercury, Global Warming
I Want My MPG
Postcard from Puerto Rico
The Birdman of Baghdad
Advocate for Safe Weapons Disposal Honored
Stop I-3
Family Planning Key to Sustainable Future
Sierra Club Insider
Who We Are
Ken Smokoska
Larry and Vicki Patton
Claudia Hilligoss
Search for a Story
Back Issues

The Planet
Just Transitions

Club Partners with Navajo, Hopi on Renewable Energy Plan

When the Mohave Generating Station in Laughlin, Nevada, shut down at the end of 2005, environmental groups could have, as Sierra Club organizer Andy Bessler said, just "walked away and high-fived each other." But cleaner air and water weren't the only results of the closure. It also meant the loss of about 200 jobs -- many held by members of the Navajo and Hopi tribes. So the Sierra Club set to work with tribal groups and others to create a "Just Transition Plan" to establish a renewable energy infrastructure on tribal lands, providing jobs and electricity. MORE

Studying for the Midterms

This summer and fall, thousands of Sierra Club volunteers and staff are taking the Club’s message to the streets to engage environmental voters and turn out hundreds of thousands of “occasional” environmental voters on Election Day. MORE

Gaining Ground

While protecting the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and our nation’s coasts from oil exploration have grabbed most of the headlines of late, the Sierra Club is also involved in a host of wildlands-related campaigns around the country, from working for the nation's first grasslands wilderness in South Dakota to promoting new wilderness in Vermont's Green Mountain National Forest. MORE

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