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Sierra Club Statement on Giant Sequoia National Monument Lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO — Environmental groups are seeking legal remedies to prevent potentially harmful logging projects on federal public lands in California.Three environmental groups filed a lawsuit in U.S…

Coalition Lays Out Roadmap for Protecting 30 Percent of U.S. Lands and Waters

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A coalition of hundreds of environmental groups, nonprofits, and social betterment organizations have unveiled new recommendations for advancing the biggest conservation goal in…

Forest Service urged to bolster protections for forests in proposed policy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tens of thousands of people and more than 170 organizations called on the U.S. Forest Service to strengthen its proposal to conserve old growth trees and forests on federal land.…

Sierra Club Statement on Advancement of U.S. Forest Service Proposal to Protect Old-Growth Forests

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the United States Forest Service concluded a public comment period seeking input on the development of a change to plans overseeing all national forests that would protect…

Third Anniversary of America the Beautiful Initiative Highlights Conservation Wins, Remaining Challenges

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, the Biden administration released a new report providing an update on progress being made towards achieving the America the Beautiful initiative to conserve 30 percent of…

ADVISORY: New Sierra Club Podcast Takes Listeners to America’s Wild Places

WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Today, the Sierra Club launched a new audio series that explores the stories of people across the United States working to protect lands and waters and expand access to nature.Let’…

Sierra Club Celebrates Fiftieth Anniversary of the Endangered Species Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Endangered Species Act, one of the bedrock environmental laws of the United States, coming into force.Overwhelming majorities in both…

Sierra Club Statement on Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Sale 261

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Department of the Interior will hold an offshore oil and gas lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico, less than one month since a significant oil spill in the Gulf. It is the…

Sierra Club Statement on Nationwide Amendment to All Federal Forest Plans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the United States Forest Service is expected to announce a Notice of Intent to create a nationwide amendment to all Forest Plans centering protection of remaining old-growth…

Sierra Club Statement on Final Five-Year Offshore Leasing Program

WASHINGTON D.C. -- This month, the Department of the Interior approved a final five-year plan for offshore oil and gas leasing. The plan schedules three oil-and-gas auctions, scheduled to be held in…