Press Releases

November 15, 2023

WASHINGTON, DC – Today is the two year anniversary of the Biden-Harris administration's Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) being signed into law.

November 15, 2023

Communities in Maryland will be able to breathe easier before the end of the decade with AES Corporation’s announcement of its intent to retire the Warrior Run coal plant in June 2024.

November 14, 2023

At a U.S. House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing today, Republican politicians repeated disproven claims about the impact of the Biden administration’s proposed carbon pollution standards for fossil fuel power plants, wrongly alleging the standards would raise costs for consumers and threaten energy reliability.

November 14, 2023

PHILADELPHIA -- This Wednesday, please join us for the premiere of the documentary, “What Needs To Be Done: Six Stories Of Built To Last,” which showcases the interviews of six Hunting Park homeowners who received home repairs through Philadelphia’s Built To Last Program.

November 14, 2023

Washington, DC – Today, the White House released the Fifth National Climate Assessment (NCA5) that shows the climate crisis is upon us and impacting every community and person across the country. Since the NCA4 in 2018, improvements in scientific research have made even clearer the impact of our greenhouse gas emissions on global warming and the linkage between extreme weather disasters and climate change.

November 14, 2023

Alcoa Warrick Aluminum Smelting Plant Near Evansville, IN, Hit with Notice of Intent to Sue for Repeatedly Violating Legal Limits for Toxic Metals

November 14, 2023

NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) intervened to defend a Department of Energy (DOE) efficiency standard for commercial water heaters. The standard was finalized by DOE last month and the American Gas Association, the American Public Gas Association, and the National Propane Gas Association subsequently challenged the rule in an attempt to weaken the standard. NRDC was joined by Earthjustice and Sierra Club in filing the motion to intervene last night.

November 10, 2023

WHEN: Wednesday, November 15, 2023. 12 - 1 p.m. MST 
WHERE: Colorado State Capitol, 200 E Colfax Ave., Denver, CO 80203 - West Steps
WHO: Sierra Club, 350 Colorado, Working Families Party, Mountain Mamas and more. 
HOW: Organizations to make statements  -- please email noah.rott@sierraclub.org for questions & inquiries.

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November 10, 2023

LAKE CHARLES, La. — The under-construction Driftwood LNG project in Southwest Louisiana faces further obstacles amid financial woes at parent company Tellurian Inc.

November 9, 2023

ANCHORAGE, AK — A U.S. District Court ruling today allows ConocoPhillips to plow ahead with a massive oil and gas project that would do significant harm to local communities and the planet. The decision concerns our lawsuit filed in March 2023, just days after the Biden administration approved the controversial Willow project, despite acknowledging and failing to mitigate known harms to Arctic communities, public health, wildlife, and climate.