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Take Action: Tell the Obama Administration to Protect Our Waters -- read about it. Take Action: Tell the Obama Administration to Protect Our Waters

The Obama administration is in the process of securing clearer clean water protections for American's drinking water sources. These Clean Water Act protections come after years of confusion stemming from misguided policies initiated by the previous administration that put millions of acres of wetlands and a majority of the nation's stream miles at risk of pollution and destruction.

Tell the administration to move forward with these clean water protections today!


Take Action: Support Incentives for Off-Shore Wind -- read about it Take Action: Support Incentives for Off-Shore Wind

As 2011 comes to a close and still no off-shore wind farms have been built in US waters, it's time to support the measures that will make that clean energy happen. A key tax incentive is expiring at the end of 2012 that gives off-shore wind developers access to a 30 percent investment tax credit (ITC).

Tell Congress to support bills that would extend the credit for the first 3000 megawatts (roughly 600 turbines) to be installed off-shore.

Grassroots Activism: Maryland Supports Offshore Wind -- read about it. Grassroots Activism: Maryland Supports Offshore Wind

More than 90 people gathered at a recent offshore-wind town hall in Maryland to learn more about this promising renewable energy source. The Maryland Sierra Club helped organize the event and called it very promising.

Learn more on the Scrapbook blog.

Grassroots Activism: Why Did Mercury Cross the River? Grassroots Activism: Why Did Mercury Cross the River?

If you ever wanted to see a Governor Chris Christie look-a-like paddling across a river holding silver balloons well here's your chance. The New Jersey and Pennsylvania Sierra Club chapters joined up to show how New Jersey's mercury safeguards aren't strong enough to handle the mercury pollution crossing over from the Keystone State.

And, of course, we've got photos.


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