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Take Action: Stop Playing Politics with Public Health Take Action: Stop Playing Politics with Public Health

The Republican-controlled House of Representatives has voted more than 165 times this year to undercut environmental protections and safeguards. Now, their allies in the U.S. Senate are gearing up for similar attacks, starting with an effort to block the life-saving Cross State Air Pollution Rule.

Send a message to your senators demanding they protect clean air!


Take Action: No Dirty Riders on Spending Bill Take Action: No Dirty Riders on Spending Bill

This week, the Senate is debating three separate bills to fund a budget for the government next year. This is the first step in the long process of crafting a bipartisan spending bill. Unfortunately, many members see this bill as a way to attach dirty amendments that do away with safeguards that protect our water, our air, and our wild lands.

Tell your senators to pass these spending bills without dirty amendments.

Make the Call: The Next Action Against Tar Sands Make the Call: The Next Action Against Tar Sands

According to NASA climate scientist James Hansen, if we want to win on climate, we need to win on tar sands. Please join us on Tuesday, October 25th, from 5:00 to 6:00 pm PT for a call with the Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune to discuss the Sierra Club's Tar Sands campaign and learn how you can help us stop the expansion of this dirty oil.

We'll talk about our plans to encircle the White House on November 6th, and how the Sierra Club and our allies are working to send President Obama a message that he can't ignore about the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. We hope you can join us!

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 5pm PT. Call-in number: 866-501-6174. Dial-In Code: 24408791892#

Water Sentinels: Getting Trashy in Missouri Water Sentinels: Getting Trashy in Missouri

What does it look like when 650 volunteers pick up four tons of trash? That's what the Sierra Club Water Sentinels in Columbia, Missouri, did during the 8th Annual Hinkson Creek Cleanup — and everyone had a great time making a difference.

Photo by Lisa Rohmiller.


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