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Take Action: Don't Expedite Dirty Tar Sands Pipelines Take Action: Don't Expedite Dirty Tar Sands Pipelines

The House will vote this week on H.R. 1938, a bill that would expedite the Presidential permitting process for the Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry Canada's toxic and corrosive tar sands oil from Alberta to the Texas Gulf Coast. Any decision about this pipeline should be based on a thorough assessment of the impact it would have on the health and livelihood of the thousands of American landowners, farmers, and ranchers along its right-of-way. These Americans depend on the rivers and aquifers crossed by the pipeline, not on an arbitrary timeline as defined by this bill.

Call and let your representative know to vote no on this irresponsible bill.

Take Action: A Transportation Bill Should Fight Our Oil Dependence Take Action: A Transportation Bill Should Fight Our Oil Dependence

Our nation's transportation system is at a crossroads, and right now the Senate is writing a transportation bill that could keep us addicted to oil, or could prioritize investment in a better transportation system for our country. America needs a transportation system that ends our dependence on oil, cuts pollution, and provides clean, efficient, and affordable transportation options while putting the country back to work.

Tell your senators we need a transportation policy that ends our addiction to oil.

Delivering Mercury Safeguard Comments to the EPA Beyond Coal: A Partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies

Last week, the Sierra Club announced a partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies that will effectively retire one-third of the nation's aging coal fleet by 2020, replacing it with clean energy. The partnership includes a $50 million commitment over four years to the Beyond Coal Campaign that will fuel the Sierra Club's effort to clean the air, end the coal era, and accelerate the transition to cleaner, cost-effective energy sources.

Community by community, Americans are standing up and saying no to the industry that has been making us sick and polluting our environment for too long. Will you join us?

Electric Vehicles: San Diego Charges Up Electric Vehicles: San Diego Charges Up

The Sierra Club's San Diego Chapter united with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 569 and the National Electrical Contractors Association last Friday to unveil solar-powered charging stations for electric vehicles.

"Electric vehicles are a critical part of an overall clean transportation solution - which translates into cleaner communities, green job growth, and reducing our dependence on polluting fossil fuels," said Carolyn Chase, Chair of the Sierra Club's San Diego Chapter.