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Take Action: Tell the Senate Not to Repeal Mercury Protections -- Read more. Take Action: Tell the Senate Not to Repeal Mercury Protections

Last year the Environmental Protection Agency announced historic protections against toxic mercury pollution from power plants. This landmark victory for public health will protect millions of Americans, especially pregnant women and young children. Unfortunately, despite its significant health benefits, the rule is under attack from corporate special interests and their allies in Congress.

Send a message to your senators today and tell them not to repeal mercury protections!


Clean Energy: Stop Big Oil's Energy Bill -- read more Take Action: Stop Big Oil's Energy Bill

This week the House of Representatives will vote on an energy bill that only Big Oil could love. Instead of helping consumers by cutting subsidies to the oil and gas industry, the House of Representatives wants to make it easier to drill for oil and gas on America’s public lands. The bill also allows companies to bypass important environmental review processes and repeals safeguards that are crucial to the health of the American people.

Urge your member of the House of Representatives to vote no on the Domestic Energy and Jobs Act.


Grassroots Activism: Global Wind Day -- read more. Grassroots Activism: Global Wind Day

Last Friday was Global Wind Day, an international celebration of wind energy and its role in powering our future. Sierra Club chapters across the U.S. held events to educate and to have fun -- and they even drew the ire of the Tea Party in New Jersey.


Grassroots Activism: Dump the Pump -- read more. Grassroots Activism: Dump the Pump

In these tough economic times with high gas prices, everyone is looking for a way to save money. National Dump the Pump Day is this Thursday, June 21, and encourages people to ride public transportation (instead of driving) and save money.

Will you take the Dump the Pump pledge?



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