Atlantic Chapter

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"It's Our Right to Know!": Join us in Albany to Rally for GMO Labeling
The GMO industry and food manufacturers want to keep us in the dark about which foods contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs), but we have a chance to make them disclose this information by labeling the foods we eat and drink. Join us on Tuesday, April 28th for a rally to tell our elected officials: we want to know what is in our food; we want GMO labeling! Click here to learn more about the event and to get information on the buses coming to the rally from around NYS.  

 

"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

 

Fracking Victory for New York!

New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced today that high volume hydraulic fracturing will be banned in New York, following the release of a long-anticipated study that concluded fracking could pose "significant public health risks."...read the full press release here 

 

Petition for Mandatory GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms) Labeling in NYS

Foods produced from or containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) may contain new substances or have purposeful or inadvertent compositional changes and have the potential to cause a variety of health problems. Sadly, consumers are not informed which products contain GMOs and therefore cannot make an informed decision about their consumption of GMOs. 
Sign the Petition today!
More info on GMOs in our food system