Atlantic Chapter

Explore, enjoy, and protect the planet.

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! 


Activist Writers' Group Training

The Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter and the Niagara Group offered a training opportunity to help groups coordinate efforts for using local media to their advantage. Bill Nowack from the Niagara Group (based in Buffalo) shared how he and a group of fellow writers are effective in getting published in local print media. To listen to a recording of the call, click here. 

"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