Author Archives: SherryOtto

Part-Time, Contracted Job Opening: Field Organizer, KY Sierra Club

Our Cumberland Chapter of the Sierra Club (aka the Kentucky Chapter), is looking for a part-time organizer to support our work on Mountaintop Removal in Eastern Kentucky. The position is available on a contract basis, and is grant-dependent. The contractor … Continue reading

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Job Opening: KY and IN – FT Sierra Club Beyond Coal Senior Campaign Rep

Sierra Club’s ground-breaking Beyond Coal Campaign is seeking a Senior Campaign Representative to work in southern Indiana and western Kentucky with a talented team to phase out aging coal plants and replace them with clean, renewable energy. The Beyond Coal Campaign … Continue reading

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2015 KY General Assembly Wrap-Up

Weather and Short Session Challenge 2015 Kentucky General Assembly by Ruth Bamberger, Legislative Committee ChairCumberland Chapter, Sierra Club This year should go down as one of the most unproductive sessions of the KY General Assembly, and nature ironically had a … Continue reading

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ALERT HB229 Hearing Cancelled

ALERT: DUE TO WEATHER – THIS MARCH 5TH HEARING IS CANCELLED – POSTPONED The Clean Energy Opportunity Act, HB229 (see below for details on this bill), was scheduled to receive a hearing today (March 5, 2015), but due to inclement … Continue reading

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