by Rachel Treichler
The Sierra Club and Hudson River Fishermen’s Association (HRFA) have filed notice of appeal to challenge the decision by a Queens County Supreme Court judge that the first permit issued pursuant to the 2011 expansion of New York’s water withdrawal permitting laws was not subject to environmental review.
Locavore movement overlooks farmworkers
Use brain-protective turmeric for ‘happy meals’
I read an online article recently about the 12 foods that happy people eat*, and I was happy to see that I consumed them, too.
The annual election for the Club’s Board of Directors is coming soon. Those eligible to vote in the national Sierra Club election will receive in the mail (or by Internet if you chose the electronic delivery option) your national Sierra Club ballot. This will include information on the candidates and where you can find additional information on the Club’s website.
Keeping on track to a green future
by Stephanie Low and the Rev. Stephen Phelps
While the country contemplates how the midterm results will impact policies, one thing hasn’t changed: the administration and some members of Congress are still pushing for a new trade deal that makes the North American Free Trade Agreement look puny.
Climate change threatens nearly half the bird species in the continental U.S. and Canada, including the Bald Eagle and dozens of iconic birds like the Common Loon, Baltimore Oriole and Brown Pelican, according to a new study published by National Audubon Society.
As the sun sets on the Platte River, tens of thousands of sandhill cranes take shelter on sand bars during the last great migration in the continental U.S.
Photo Credit: Don Brockmeier
by Hal Smith