Latest Sierra Club Stories

2010-01-02 13:05:00

In a case that both highlights and exacerbates the growing tensions between wildlife conservationists and green energy efforts, some two dozen rare tortoises and their Mojave Desert habitat could force a California-based energy firm to drop its plans for a massive solar-energy complex.

2009-12-17 08:30:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- T. Marzetti Company is pleased to announce that it has received The John Muir Business Conservation Award for 2009.

2009-11-19 09:41:00

Coalition of local business owners and organizations call on U.S. Chamber's President Tom Donohue to stop protecting a small number of CEOs and start supporting businesses and consumers in California SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Outside of the U.S.

2009-11-10 12:05:00

Supervisors' Position is at Odds with Legendary Environmentalists, Including Gaylord Nelson and David Brower SAN FRANCISCO, Nov.

2009-11-03 12:50:00

Landmark reforms were aimed at halting deforestation, illegal wood products WASHINGTON, Nov.

2009-10-06 13:39:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Building Maintenance, the all-green janitorial division of Universal Services of America, is doing their part to protect the environment by sponsoring Yosemite National Park.

2009-06-09 11:50:00

http://blog.cleanandsafeports.org/ or www.cleanandsafeports.org LOS ANGELES, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A broad alliance of national, state and local environmental, public health, community and labor organizations today applauded President Barack Obama for his appointment of Joseph E.

2009-04-09 15:54:00

Joins Sierra Club filing on leak risk of under-standard thin-wall pipe PITTSBURGH, April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) announced it has challenged the pending federal permit in the controversial $5.4 billion TransCanada Keystone Pipeline that's using under-standard thin-wall pipe for transport of crude oil from Alberta, Canada to Houston, Tex. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) USW International Vice President Tom Conway transmitted...

2009-03-03 09:30:00

New Push Comes Nearly 5 Years After 125 Groups Pressed EPA to Prevent Kingston-Like Catastrophe; Groups Seek End to Wet Dumping of Coal Ash WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 100 leading national and grassroots environmental organizations -- including Environmental Integrity Project, Earthjustice, Sierra Club, Natural Resources Defense Council, Greenpeace, National Wildlife Federation, Public Citizen, Environment America and the Clean Air Task Force -- today joined...

Word of the Day
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.