Press Releases

April 15, 2024, We Energies files third rate increase in three years; Marginalized Milwaukeeans to bear the brunt of higher rates

March 29, 2024, Sierra Club Applauds Governor Evers Vetoing Wolf Population Bill

March 21, 2024, ICYMI: Sierra Club Applauds the Superior Plan Commission for Denying Permits for NTEC Construction

March 20, 2024, Coalition Admonishes I-94 expansion approval 

March 13, 2024, Indigenous Leaders and Environmental Groups Deliver Petitions Urging Army Corps of Engineers to Address Line 5 Pipeline Impacts

March 8, 2024, Advocates condemn approval of I-94 expansion

March 6, 2024, New Documentary Showcases Battle of Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Tribal Sovereignty, and Line 5 Oil Pipeline

February 7, 2024, EPA Strengthens Soot Standards, Addressing Air Pollution and Safeguarding Public Health

January 9, 2024, Federal civil rights investigation of I-94 Expansion in Milwaukee

November 3, 2023, Clean Energy Advocates Applaud Public Service Commission Rate Case Decision on Net Metering

November 2, 2023, Sierra Club Celebrates Environmental Leaders with 2023 Awards

October 24, 2023, Sierra Club Urges Passage of Wolf Management Plan

October 10, 2023, We Energies Earns ‘D’ Grade in Climate Report for Fossil Fuel Dependency and Backtracking Oak Creek Power Plant Closure

October 9, 2023, ICYMI: Water Protectors Earn 2nd Place in Applefest Parade

September 19, 2023, Sierra Club: Dairyland Power’s New ERA Application is a Step in the Right Direction, but Must Cancel Plans for New NTEC Gas Plant

September 11, 2023 Environmental Advocates Submit Thousands of Comments in Opposition to Proposed Gas Plant in Superior, WI

August 4, 2023 Governor Evers Shows Support for Clean Energy in Bill Veto

August 1, 2023, Sierra Club’s Response to the Release of the 2023 Wolf Management Plan

June, 20, 2023, Sierra Club Statement on Line 5 Shutdown Order on Bad River Band Reservation

May 16, 2023, New ERA Program an Opportunity for Dairyland Power to Transition to Clean Energy

May 2, 2023, Sierra Club Denounces Budget Changes

April 20, 2023, Sierra Club, Clean Wisconsin Submit Request for Reconsideration to PSC on Nemadji Trail Energy Center

March 14, 2023, EPA Releases New PFAS “Forever Chemical” Drinking Water Standards

February 2, 2023, ICYMI: Coalition files comments on I-94 East-West Corridor Project

December 12, 2022Coalition Critiques I-94 Proposal ahead of Public Hearing

December 2, 2022, Sierra Club Wisconsin Denounces PSC Approval for We Energies Rate Increase

November 16, 2022, Sierra Club Hosts Press Conference in Opposition of Proposed Gas Plant Nemadji Trail Energy Center

November 11, 2022,  Advocates oppose expansion announcement of I-94 East-West project

November 3, 2022, Advocates Host Press Conference Ahead of We Energies’ Rate Case Hearing

October 20, 2022, Majority (63%) of Line 5 comments show strong opposition

October 3, 2022, Almost a Year After 2035 Clean Energy Intentions, WEC Has Made No Progress, Sierra Club Report Finds

September 29, 2022, Sierra Club Announces 2022 Wisconsin Endorsements

September 21, 2022, Sierra Club Wisconsin Endorses Tony Evers for Wisconsin Governor

September 2, 2022, Environmental Groups Urge US Army Corps of Engineers to Conduct Independent Review of Controversial Line 5 Pipeline Proposal

August 17, 2022, Line 5 comments to DNR show the need to reject the pipeline

July 27, 2022, Community Responds to Coal Retirement Delays

July 1, 2022, Joint statement on Flambeau Mine Closure (with River Alliance and Wisconsin's Green Fire)

June 30. 2022, Environmental Groups File Appeal to NTEC Decision

June 23, 2022, Sierra Club Responds to Wisconsin Utility Announcements

June 13, 2022, Coalition Renews Call for Fix At Six Solution for I-94 in Milwaukee

May 17, 2022, Court Affirms PSC Decision on Gas Plant Merits

May 3, 2022, Coalition Responds to Phase 1 of Focus on Energy Review

April 22, 2022, Sierra Club Applauds Governor Evers’ Environmental Justice Announcement

March 10, 2022, Sierra Club Files Appeal to PSC After LNG Approval Fails to Consider Cheaper Alternatives

February 17, 2022, ICYMI: Every Kid Outdoors Bill passes legislative committees

February 10, 2022, ACLU: Thirty Wisconsin organizations call on Gov. Evers to veto anti-protest bill

January 12, 2022, Residents call for the Rejection of Line 5

December 16, 2021, Public Encouraged to Weigh In After DNR Releases Draft Environmental Review of Controversial Enbridge Pipeline in Northern Wisconsin

November 19, 2021, Sierra Club Statement on the Rittenhouse Verdict

November 18, 2021, Dane County Parks Awarded Sierra Club Award

November 18, 2021, Sierra Club Celebrates Volunteer Leaders with 2021 Award Celebration

November 15, 2021, Sierra Club Applauds Climate Package

November 4, 2021, Advocacy Groups Raise Alarm Over Major Fossil Fuel Investment as PSC Approves Project

November 2, 2021, STATEMENT: WEC Announces Coal-Free by 2035, Doubles Down on “Natural” Gas

October 19, 2021, MEA Announces Legal Action to Force Disclosure of Public Records Related to Natural Resources Board Member’s Refusal to Step Down

October 8, 2021, Wisconsin Environmental Groups Ask DNR to Require Enbridge Energy to Provide More Details on Proposed Line 5 Construction Plans

October 1, 2021, Friends of Black River Forest fights for standing in WI Supreme Court Case

September 9, 2021, [Op-Ed] We can’t stop climate change by investing in fossil fuels

September 3, 2021, Sierra Club Statement on MGE Rate Case Filing

September 1, 2021, Canadians and Americans implore their governments to act urgently to protect the Great Lakes from the Line 5 oil pipeline

August 11, 2021, Sierra Club Dismayed by Unscientific, Irresponsible Wolf Hunt

August 5, 2021, Petition Filed With Federal Government To Force Climate Study Or Deny Funding For Wisconsin Gas Plant

July 9, 2021, Sierra Club Statement on PSC Commissioner Conflict of Interest Hearing

July 1, 2021, Statement: State budget will harm Wisconsinites

June 23, 2021, Sierra Club calls on Prehn to step down from Natural Resources Board

June 9, 2021, Statement: Proposed state transportation budget will unnecessarily expand I-94 and leave transit riders in the dust

June 3, 2021, Sierra Club: “WEC’s LNG proposal is expensive, irresponsible, inequitable, and bad for the climate”

May 27, 2021, Sierra Club demonstrates partial support for Alliant Energy settlement

May 6, 2021, Sierra Club Denounces Budget Changes

April 21, 2021, Conservation Congress results show statewide opposition to Line 5 expansion

April 20, 2021, 64 Organizations call on Joint Finance Committee to expand virtual public hearing opportunities

April 15, 2021, Advocates applaud opportunity for public input on I-94 East-West project, but new environmental review process still needed

April 8, 2021, Energy Burden in Milwaukee: Study Reveals Major Disparities & Links to Redlined Areas

March 16, 2021, New Name, Same Dedication- Statewide branch of Sierra Club to be known as Sierra Club Wisconsin Chapter

February 22, 2021, Sierra Club Dismayed by Unscientific, Irresponsible Wolf Hunt

February 17, 2021, Sierra Club Response to Governor Evers' Budget Proposal

February 2, 2021, Coal to Clean Transition To Save Customers Millions, as Alliant Announces Closing of Columbia Coal Plant

January 27, 2021, Climate advocates sue to protect low-income Wisconsin families and solar choice

December 9, 2020, Sierra Club Hails Milestone in State Climate Leadership and Need for Bold Action on Carbon Emissions

December 8, 2020, Sierra Club Files Aquila Resources Complaint

November 5, 2020, Legal Step Challenges Trump Administration’s Removal of Gray Wolf Protection

October 20, 2020, Clean Power Coalition: As We Energies faces water permit decision, toxic bluff collapse still haunts neighbors

October 29, 2020, Trump Administration Strips Protections from Wolves 

October 26, 2020, Environmental Groups Call for Increased Scrutiny of Metallic Mining Rules

October 8, 2020, Municipal Leaders, Residents, Environmental and Consumer Advocates Raise Concerns at Hearing on Proposed MGE Fees

August 21, 2020, Sierra Club Applauds PSC Decision to Extend Shut off Moratorium 

August 20, 2020, Sierra Club Announces 2020 Endorsements

May 22, 2020, Sierra Club Statement on Alliant's Edgewater Coal Plant Retirement Announcement 

April 16, 2020, 'Thank You, Transit Workers!': Sierra Club asks residents across WI to join in on Get on Board Day

March 2, 2020, Clean Wisconsin & Sierra Club challenge gas plant approval 

February 13, 2020, Coalition for More Responsible Transportation:  Statewide Coalition Urges WisDOT, Gov. Evers to Prioritize Transit with $75M Multi-Modal Grant Program

January 23, 2020, Sierra Club Statement on Dairyland Power's Genoa Coal Plant Retirement 

January 16, 2020, Wisconsin PSC Approves Dairyland Proposed Gas Plant