Press Release: Environmental and Social Justice Groups Call on DeKalb County to Follow State Regulations for Water Protection
August 16, 2023
The letter was signed by the South River Watershed Alliance, Georgia Conservation Voters, American Rivers, Georgia Audubon, Georgia Working Families Party, and the Sierra Club Georgia Chapter.
June 8, 2023
“The Sierra Club believes everyone has a right to a healthy and safe environment. Despite the City Council’s cowardly vote on Tuesday morning, we will continue to fight.”
May 23, 2023
In addition to being the youngest Director in the Chapter’s history, Webber is also the first openly queer person to lead the Chapter.
January 31, 2023
Moving the pieces around or pledging more “greenspace” in the project’s footprint does not change the fundamental disagreement over this project.
January 23, 2023
The Sierra Club Georgia Chapter is horrified by the killing of an Atlanta forest defender known as Tortuguita by state police and we continue to rise in solidarity with the movement to protect the Weelaunee Forest.
Sierra Club Georgia Chapter statement on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reasserting jurisdiction over proposed mine near Okefenokee Swamp
June 6, 2022
On Friday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reasserted jurisdiction over the permitting of a proposed mine on Trail Ridge, the natural barrier on the eastern side of the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge.
January 18, 2022
DeKalb County has adopted a resolution to transition to 100% clean energy by 2050, making it the sixth local government in Georgia to make such a pledge.
Statement from Georgia Chapter Chair Daniel Blackman in response to Atlanta City Council's vote to destroy a portion of the South River Forest
September 10, 2021
“It is a sad day for the city of Atlanta."
Sierra Club Georgia Chapter urges Atlanta City Council to vote against proposal to build public safety training facility in South River Forest
September 3, 2021
The Sierra Club Georgia Chapter is urging the members of the Atlanta City Council to vote against proposed ordinance 21-O-0367, which calls for the City of Atlanta to lease about 85 acres of the South River Forest to the Atlanta Police Foundation...
August 23, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Nine House Democrats, including Rep. Carolyn Bourdeaux of Georgia’s 7th Congressional District, have threatened to halt progress on the most important climate legislation in U.S. history and the only potential vehicle for major...