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February 16, 2024
A profile of DC Chapter volunteer leader Jean Stewart, the recipient of the Sierra Club DC Chapter’s 2023 Volunteer Appreciation Award. Jean shares what drives her to be an environmental advocate and activist in DC, her experience as a DC Chapter...
February 9, 2024
Sustainable Transportation Committee Chair Mike Litt testified at the Department of Transportation oversight hearing in favor of improved bus service, Streetcar expansion, protected bike lanes, traffic safety enforcement, and more EV charging.
More Composting, Eliminating Black Plastic, and Bottle Deposit Law Would Help DC Achieve Zero Waste Targets
February 7, 2024
Zero Waste Committee Chair Susan Schorr testified before the Department of Public Works oversight hearing, calling for DC to expand compost services, to stop classifying black plastic as recyclable, and to enact an equitable bottle deposit law.
January 31, 2024
Mark Rodeffer testified for the Sierra Club at the oversight hearing on DC's utility regulator, calling for regulatory officials to stop claiming fossil fuel pipeline spending will cut climate pollution and reduce the threat of indoor gas explosions.
January 23, 2024
We're seeking a chapter director to direct chapter operations, conservation advocacy and organizing, political and legislative programming, fundraising, budgeting, financial management, staff supervision, volunteer development, and media relations.