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Take Action: Protect Wyoming Wolves -- Read more. Take Action: Protect Wyoming Wolves

Last year, Congress stripped federal protection from wolves in Montana and Idaho, and now Wyoming state officials have made a deal with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that would remove Endangered Species Act protections for wolves in that state. Unless we act, wolves may lose critical protections this month.

Tell the White House to protect Wyoming wolves, a critical wild species.


Take Action: Protect Communities Near Mountaintop Removal Mines -- read more Take Action: Protect Communities Near Mountaintop Removal Mines

A recent health study found that children born near mountaintop-removal coal mines were 42 percent more likely to suffer birth defects than babies born in non-mining areas. Studies have also shown higher rates of lung cancer and chronic heart, lung, and kidney disease near these mines. The Appalachian Communities Health Emergency Act would provide for a full scientific analysis of the potential health threats to affected communities.

Urge your member of Congress to support the Appalachian Communities Health Emergency Act (H.R. 5959).


Grassroots Activism: No Nukes Activist Team Focuses on San Onofre -- read more. Grassroots Activism: No Nukes Activist Team Focuses on San Onofre

The Sierra Club No Nukes Activist Team recently launched a campaign devoted to replacing nuclear power with clean, renewable energy. The “Nuclear Free" campaign” launched in late June. One of the first fights the group will face is to keep California's San Onofre nuclear power plant in offline.

Learn more about San Onofre's troubled history and the Nuclear Free campaign in this Scrapbook blog post.


Grassroots Activism: Ohioans Sent the Bill for Coal -- read more. Grassroots Activism: Maryland Chapter Kayaks for Clean Energy

On August 11, the Maryland Sierra Club kicked off its renewed effort to move Maryland beyond coal by kayaking out to the aging, polluting Charles P. Crane coal plant on Curtis Bay. Once there, they made a human, floating billboard by holding up signs from each kayak to spell out the word RETIRE.

Read more about the activists' four-mile round trip in this Baltimore Sun piece.



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