Tuesday, September 8, 7:00 pm Glen Ellyn Civic Center, 535 Duane St., Glen Ellyn
Georgia Chapter Statement on Future of Transit, MARTA After T-SPLOST Failure Decatur, GA – After the failure of the Metro Atlanta T-SPLOST last week, local officials have begun to put forward ideas for Plan B. Governor Deal suggested last week that the overwhelming “no” vote was a rejection of additional investment in transit. However, analysis of the actual results finds the opposite. Areas of the region that were offered serious transit, bicycle and pedestrian improvements voted in favor of...
Image provided by Citizens' Climate LobbyWednesday, October 28 2015, 7:30 PMUniversity United Methodist Church
Saving South Padre, Time to Help Big Bend, and Go Solar with Sierra Club
The Georgia Chapter of the Sierra Club applauded as Clayton County citizens voted overwhelming to join MARTA by at least 74 percent, marking what will be the first jurisdictional expansion of the transit system since its inception more than 40 years ago. The vote approved a 1% sales tax that will generate at least $45 million annually for 33 years, making this the largest new funding commitment to transportation in the Metro Atlanta region since MARTA was first approved in 1971.
What is ozone?Ozone is a small molecule made of three oxygen atoms. It is colorless, toxic and has a characteristic smell—that smell experienced when lightning strikes.
The Sierra Club and the Louisiana Environmental Action Network claim DEQ erred in concluding the plant’s emissions would be so low that Yuhuang didn’t need a separate permitting process requiring more intensive emissions modeling.
Onondaga Lake public domainWednesday, September 23 2015 - 7:30 PM
WHERE HAS ALL THE GOOD AIR GONE?Rex BurressEven though the air quality around Oroville, CA was “moderate” most of the summer even though smokey fires raged around the state in 2015, moderate is not as good as “good.” Moderate is better than “unhealthy,” but even so, there is enough particulate matter in the sky to produce a haze on the far horizon and some scratch in your eye.
RIVER WATCHERFAKE ROCKS AND FALSE GRASSRex Burress In my Oroville neighborhood, there is a yard display along my morning walking route, and I have always paused there to admire the strawberry madrone tree and rock arrangement. For years there had been wood chips, rocks, and some clever concrete mushrooms, but the owners put in a new design during the 2015 drought crisis, and one morning the mushrooms were missing.
If you live in the Foothills group's area (Oconee, Pickens, Anderson, Abbeville and Greenwood counties) or are interested in what the group has planned for the next couple of weeks, you'll want to look at the group's Fall newsletter. You can find it here: http://us8.campaign-archive1.com/?u=46d83e3188d1857dbf8576934&id=9abe264a01&e=f6d091597e
Bylaws and standing rules of Sierra Club California
The Sierra Club has a long and successful tradition of supporting candidates for public office. We view electoral work as an important tool for advancing our work to protect Minnesota's natural environment and healthy communities.
Date: Thursday, September 17, 2015Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PMPresented by: Houston GroupLeader: James Williams - 713-748-8133Location: Trini Mendenhall Sosa Community Center, 1414 Wirt Road, Houston, TX 77055, USAFor more information on attending, sharing via social networks and other information, please visit this link: http://tioga.sierraclub.org/oars-activity/pages/activity.jsf?activity=87414
Wednesday,October 14, 7:00 pm Glen Ellyn Civic Center, 535 Duane St., Glen Ellyn "Dangers of Oil Train Transportation"
Completing a link between North Station and South Station would allow for through running of Amtrak and commuter trains, eliminating the wasteful backup moves that are now a major cause of congestion at both terminals.
Hi folks, The federal Office of Surface Mining has issued a proposed Stream Protection Rule to tighten up water pollution standards from mountaintop removal coal mining. There is a hearing in Big Stone Gap. Virginia on Sept 14 from 5 PM and 9 PM. We need you to attend!
The Nominating Committee of the Sierra Club Orange-Chatham Group (OCG) is accepting applications for serving on our Executive Committee.Serving on the Executive Committee is a great way to get involved in the local work of the Sierra Club and make a tangible difference.
The Mississippi River Water Trail is swiftly becoming one of the premier paddling and boating destinations in the world. To help build partnerships and share knowledge and ideas, we invite you to experience why it is such a magnificent destination for paddlers. Please join board members of the Mississippi River Water Trail Association for one day to travel this majestic river and to collaborate with others who are interested in promoting and developing the Trail.
The Massachusetts chapter of the Sierra Club has a forty year history of accomplishment.
Activist Meetings/Executive Committee MeetingsJoin us to discuss local, regional and national environmental issues and actions to deal with them, and our standing agenda items on fundraising, newsletter, etc.All meetings begin at 7:00 PM, but in June, July and August they begin at 7:15 PM. Future meeting dates:August 17 (Yonkers)For directions, please contact George Klein at firstname.lastname@example.org or 914.772.3916.
The Sierra Club and an alumni group put New Orleans' two public school systems on notice Monday (Aug. 3) that they may sue over rebuilding Booker T. Washington High School on a toxic waste site. The notice is a necessary procedural step in filing a citizens' lawsuit in federal court, attorney Monique Harden said.
By-laws that govern Mass. Chapter
Climate Change in the Arctic A Polar Explorer’s Perspective Glen Ellyn Civic Center, December 2, 2015 at 7 pm, Sponsored by the River Prairie Group.
Minutes of monthly meetings
North Star Chapter 2015 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan - Summary: 2015NorthStarDEIplanExecutiveSummary.pdfNorth Star Chapter Diversity Statement: North_Star_Chapter_diversity_statement_adopted_Nov_14.pdf
Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2015Time: 6:00 PM to 8:30 PMPresented by: Houston GroupLeader: Lorraine Gibson - 281-384-4104 email@example.comArt Browning - 281-890-7089 firstname.lastname@example.orgRegistration: Registration OptionalLocation:Houston Arboretum & Nature Center, 4501 Woodway Drive, Houston, TX 77024, USA