By Steve Wilson | Mississippi Watchdog Mississippi Power is trying to silence one of its biggest critics in a debate over an untested power project. The utility has filed a motion with the Mississippi Public Service Commission, the state’s governing body for utilities, to end the Sierra Club’s participation in PSC hearings about the Kemper... Show More Summary
Author's Note-This was supposed to be a column about the monthly meeting of the Sierra Club and its program. It developed into something else and I was powerless to stop it. Look for the silver lining, whene'er a cloud appears in the...Show More Summary
As an elections analyst, I've watched countless campaign ads, and they tend to cluster around similar themes. But here's a new spot from the League of Conservation Voters and the Sierra Club that definitely stands apart, particularly...Show More Summary
Is it enough for Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and state treasurer candidate Mike Frerichs to hustle today to purge their campaigns of tainted coal industry contributions from a growing mine safety regulator scandal, or should citizens groups...Show More Summary
House Energy and Commerce environment and the economy subcommittee chairman John Shimkus (R-IL) unveiled the Chemicals in Commerce Act, legislation aimed at modernizing chemical regulation through updates to the Toxic Substances Control Act. Show More Summary
Even leftist groups like the ACLU and Sierra Club are worried about being crushed by the IRS, but the Big Three networks (ABC, CBS, NBC) aren’t telling their viewers about it. The comment period for new IRS rules, that would regulate...Show More Summary
As I point out in my new ebook, The War on Humans, the contemporary environmental movement is not only fast becoming explicitly anti-human in its rhetoric and advocacy memes–humans as a “cancer” on the earth, etc.–but also in its anti-prosperity prescriptions that would make the developed world far less prosperous–and devastate the ability of the developing world […]
Caleb O. Brown Tomorrow ends the comment period for a proposed IRS rule that would change the way groups from the Sierra Club to the NRA advocate on behalf of their members. By defining “candidate-related political activity” as the rule...Show More Summary
The Friends Of the Earth (FOE) and Sierra Club (SC) released on February 12th the results of their Freedom of Information Act requests from the State Department, concerning the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline. Their document dump shows...Show More Summary
From the inbox (courtesy of my mother-in-law): This is an excerpt from a Sierra Club email. I do take the source into consideration. But it does sound like your kind of thing. ”The cost of climate change is rising and we all pay the price. Communities rebuild after superstorms and...
WACO, TX--The trend among grassroots environmental groups to file "citizen suits" against oil companies for pollution is continuing in a federal court in Texas today. The Sierra Club is the most recent group to pursue legal action, and alleges that Luminant Generation Company released more emissions into the air than allowed by law. Show More Summary
(SAN DIEGO) — The San Diego chapter of the Sierra Club has been suspended from the national environmental group over internal conflicts. U-T San Diego reports that 13 members of the 15-person national board voted Friday to suspend the chapter for four years. Show More Summary
It's not hard to understand why the Sierra Club has had a long and proud relationship with the men and women who serve our country in the armed services. As our history shows, a passion for exploring and enjoying the outdoors is a natural...Show More Summary
John Droz, Jr. sends this new item In October of 2013, a major wind project was targeted for coastal North Carolina. I decided to use this as a test case for AWED’s model wind ordinance. The results were excellent from … Continue reading ?
Late Wednesday we saw a victory for clean water and public health: The Sierra Club is pleased to be a part of a legal agreement with 11 organizations compelling the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to finalize safeguards against coal ash pollution by the end of this year. Show More Summary
Yesterday, the Sierra Club and 17 other environmental, environmental justice, and public health advocacy groups sent a letter to President Obama in which we asked him to stop basing national energy policy on an "all of the above" strategy. Show More Summary
If the president is serious about climate change, he needs to stop promoting fossil fuels, say the Sierra Club, NRDC, EDF, and 15 other groups.
Interest groups from the NRA to the Sierra Club show the power of information to motivate citizens.
Shutterstock The Sierra Club, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the World Wildlife Fund have examined the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement leaked by WikiLeaks and determined that the draft could have some devastating...Show More Summary
The New Jersey Sierra Club is reporting that the Pinelands Commission has rejected the proposal to build a natural gas pipeline through the ecologically sensitive region spanning parts of seven counties in South Jersey. While the battle...Show More Summary