Atlantic Chapter

Explore, enjoy, and protect the planet.

Comment on the Chemung County Landfill Expansion 

Tell the DEC not to grant the permits that will allow the Chemung County landfill to take more radioactive drilling waste.  Speak at the hearing Wednesday, December 2 at 6:00 pm in the Chemung County Office Building 210 Lake St, Elmira or send comments to the address below by December 4. For more information, click here.

The Road to Paris: #ActInParis 

We are hoping there is a strong outcome at the UN climate negotiations in Paris later this year. Help us build momentum from the local grassroots! For more information on how you can get involved with the Road to Paris campaign, including a calendar of events leading up to the United Nations climate negotiations in Paris (Nov 30-Dec 11), click here. Also - see how local groups like the Niagara Group are working with their community allies to help with the #ActInParis initiative!


Give a wolf (and the world) a break today
Learn more about the climate impacts of animal agriculture and how you can cut your carbon footprint by going veggie (even if it's just for one day a week!). See our updated brochure here

Tell Governor Cuomo NO to the Constitution Pipeline!

Take action today and send a letter to Governor Cuomo, urging him and the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to deny the 401 Water Quality Certificate. The 124-mile pipeline, designed to transport gas from the fracking fields of Susquehanna County, PA to Schoharie, NY presents serious catastrophic risks to the State's aquatic resources. Take action today! 


"A Danger on Rails": Short Film on the Issue of Oil by Rail

Be sure to watch this short documentary by Jon Bowermaster that takes a closer look at the many dangers of oil by rail, featuring the Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter's Conservation Director, Roger Downs. And to take action on the issue after watching, click here