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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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Google Dumps ALEC

Huge news! First Google, then Yelp and Facebook… but where’s eBay? Tell eBay: Quit ALEC today! Google is dumping the Koch-fueled American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), an extremist group that pushes legislation like forcing public schools to teach climate denial. … Continue reading

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New Report Highlights Extent of Coal Plant Water Pollution

Press Release: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 Contact: Clean Water Action: Jon Scott,, 202-330-2379 Earthjustice: Jared Saylor,, 202-745-5213 Environmental Integrity Project: Patrick Mitchell,, 703-276-3266 Sierra Club: Eitan Bencuya,, 415-255-5521 Waterkeeper Alliance: Donna Lisenby,, 704-277-6055 WASHINGTON, DC — A … Continue reading

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Building Our Future: Discovering the Work the Cumberland Sierra Club Needs to Do

Those of you who were able to attend Activist Weekend got some sense of how hard the Cumberland Chapter has been working, particularly on the various problems created by the mining and burning of coal. We are certainly looking to … Continue reading

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