New guidelines will help avoid financial crises from under-supervised firms and activities
Lansing, MI - After months of advocacy, lobbying, and engagement Michigan finally acted to curb climate change driven by the utility sector. Passed by the State House late last night, Senate Bills 271, 273, and 502 move Michigan towards a clean energy future. They also reduce energy waste and give more power to the Michigan Public Service Commision (MPSC)--the body that oversees electrical utility regulation.
OAKLAND, Calif. — On Wednesday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved a new rule empowering California to pass more aggressive regulations to curb toxic pollutants from locomotives.
Boston, MA – Late last night, Ady Barkan passed away from complications relating to ALS. He was 39 years old.
In memoriam, Sierra Club Executive Director Ben Jealous released the following statement:
“Ady was a remarkable person and friend. In life, he showed the world that using your voice for change does not require the ability to talk. In memory, he will remain a galvanizing figure creating a better community – with easy and equitable access to healthcare.”
Georgia Power filed a request with the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) for permission to build 30% more methane gas and oil beyond what the utility originally projected in last year’s integrated resource plan (IRP).
Sierra Club joins groups in sending letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen
Groups argue ISDS prioritizes corporate rights over governments, people, and the planet
HARRISBURG, Pa. - Today, Governor Shapiro announced that he is directing the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to begin formal rulemaking processes to start to rein in the hazardous and unchecked pollution of the fracking industry that was documented in the 43rd Statewide Investigating Grand Jury report in 2020 while he was Attorney General.
Cassidy’s bill primed to benefit American manufacturers in industrial, renewable energy sectors
Bismarck, ND – Yesterday, members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, partners, and advocates gathered in opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) outside of a public hearing by the U.S. Army Corps.