Take Action: Tell Congress to Protect Our Wetlands and Streams
Developers and polluters are trying to reverse long-established protections for our streams and wetlands, threatening the safety of our drinking water. In response, the Obama administration has announced commonsense safeguards under the Clean Water Act -- but House Republicans are trying to stop the administration from protecting critical waters by adding an antienvironmental rider to the appropriations process this week.
Urgent: This alert expires on July 11, 2014.
Send a message to the House of Representatives to tell them to support protecting all of our waterways!
Grassroots Activism: World Population Day Is July 11
This Friday is World Population Day, and the Sierra Club Global Population and Environment Program has a Pop Quiz (get it?) for you, as well as a Google Hangout planned where you can learn more.
Take the quiz and learn more!
Grassroots Activism: Indiana Beyond Coal
The Indiana Beyond Coal team is making some serious waves in the Hoosier state.
They're spreading the word about clean energy and energy efficiency -- and it's making the news!
The Supreme Court: Why We Stand With Workers
Last week the Supreme Court turned the screws a little tighter on working Americans who are struggling to get by.
In its 5-4 decision in the Harris v. Quinn case, the Court made it harder for home health care workers in Illinois to band together for a voice at work -- and signaled it intends to do the same to all public sector workers when it gets a chance.
Read Sierra Club Labor Program director Dean Hubbard's column on why this affects healthy communities and the environment.