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Thurs, Sept. 4: Nighttime Hike-Ice Age Trail University Ridge Golf Course

Wed, Sept. 10: Crusin' on the Capitol Pedaler

Sept. 16-21: Build New Ice Age Trail in Chippewa Co.

Sun, Sept 21: People's Climate March

 

 

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Press Releases

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September 25, 2014, Lake Superior Boat Tour with Tia Nelson, Mike Wiggins Jr., Neil Howk, & Dave Blouin to Celebrate Wilderness Act 50th Anniversary, Highlight Mining Threats

September 25, 2014, Sierra Club Endorses Susan Happ for Attorney General

September 11, 2014, Sierra Club Announces Endorsed Candidates

September 9, 2014, National Sierra Club Recognizes Wisconsin Leaders with Awards


September 2, 2014, Tar Sands Activists Greet President Obama at Laborfest

August 5, 2014, Enbridge seeks to make Wisconsin a superhighway for toxic oil transport

July 24, 2014, Sierra Club Releases 2013-14 Legislative Scorecard

July 15, 2014, Sierra Club Applauds Madison Vote for Clean Energy

June 12, 2014, DNR Ignores Public, Grants Toxic Tar Sands Pipeline Air Permit

June 2, 2014, Wisconsin should embrace changes and reap the benefits, Journal Sentinel Editorial

May 21, 2014, Sierra Club Endorses Mary Burke for Governor

May 14, 2014, Jefferson County Board Passes Resolution to Demand Full Environmental Assessment Prior to Enbridge Line 61 Tar Sands Expansion

May 12, 2014, Groups Urge Wisconsin Citizens to Demand Full Environmental Assessment for Tar Sands Expansion

May 3, 2014, Here's Sierra Club's take on Manure Digesters, Editorial by Chapter Director, Shahla Werner

April 24, 2014, FINAL RESULTS:  Ashland and Iron Counties vote against Iron Mining; Conservation Congress Results Show Citizens Want Mining Safeguards

April 24, 2014, Ashland and Iron Counties vote against Iron Mining; Preliminary Conservation Congress Results Show Citizens Want Mining Safeguards

April 21, 2014, Sierra Club Endorses Kelly Westlund for Congress

March 31, 2014, New Report Reveals High Risks, No Reward of Alberta Clipper Tar Sands Pipeline Expansion

February 27, 2014, Sierra Club Opposes Tiffany's Latest Frac-Sand Mining Favors

February 5, 2014, President Barack Obama should reject the Keystone XL Project, Journal Sentinel Editorial

 

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September 21, 2014, For Walker-Burke, Quiet Differences on the Environment, Associated Press

August 14, 2014, EPA to impose pollution rules if Wisconsin doesn't make changes in two years, Wisconsin State Journal

August 11, 2014, Pipeline Projects Raise concerns, Wisconsin Radio Network

August 9, 2014, Wisconsin can't move forward with Scott Walker, Milwaukee Courier

August 6, 2014, Wisconsin's role in oil boom highlighted by lastest proposed pipeline, Journal Sentinel

August 6, 2014, Sierra: Enbridge Seeks to Make Wisconsin a superhighway for oil transport, Wisconsin Gazette

August 5, 2014, Lawmakers recognized for environmental-friendly votes, Racine Journal Times

August 4, 2014, Not in my backyard: US sending coal abroad, Wisconsin Gazette

July 30, 2014, Center's Ron Seely wins national environmental reporting award, Wisconsin Watch

July 5, 2014, Feds Want More Beach Warnings, WEAU

July 28, 2014, Around Town: For the First time, AtwoodFest recycled thousands of plastic beer cups, Wisconsin State Journal

July 27, 2014, Going Solar with Sierra, Wisconsin Gazette


June 26, 2014, Reduced Wolf Hunt Quota Fails to Assuage Concerns of Critics in Wisconsin, WUWM

June 19, 2014, Meeting set to discuss pipeline after DNR approves air permit, The Courier

June 14, 2014, DNR approves construction of crude oil tanks in Superior, Wisconsin Public Radio

June 13, 2014, Permit OK'd to boost volume through crude oil pipeline, Hudson Star Observer

June 12, 2014, State OKs permit to triple Enbridge oil pipeline capacity, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

May 27, 2014, Group claims Wisconsin oil pipeline expansion happening with little public input, WQOW in Eau Claire

May 27, 2014, Off-road vehicle park proposed in Forest County, Fox 11

May 26, 2014, Enbridge oil pipeline expansion plan in state worries environmentalists, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

May 14, 2014, Jefferson County board adopts resolution opposing tar sands project, Wisconsin Gazette

May 14, 2014, Wolf Kill Quota Looms; Alarm Raised Over DNR's Methods, Policies, The Political Environment

May 8, 2014, Federal government unveils public comments as part of its Asian Carp prevention effort, Buffalo News

May 6, 2014, White House releases major climate change assessment, Wisconsin Gazette

May 4, 2014, More Dirty, Dangerous Tar Sand Crude Coming Wisconsin's Way, The Political Environment

May 2, 2014, Easy ways to help the planet, Wisconsin Gazette

April 30, 2014, Manure digesters seen as solution to runoff, but drawbacks persists, The Capitol Times

April 28, 2014, Wisconsin Conservative Congress Majorities Oppose Taconite Mine, Wisconsin Gazette

April 27, 2014, New phosphorus standard in play across the state, The Cap Times

April 2014, Lynn Mckenzie, Backyard Heroes, Community Shares of Wisconsin

March 6, 2014, Enbridge Energy Proposes Major Upgrade to Existing Pipeline, Wisconsin Public Radio

March 5, 2014, Wisconsin Locals Fight for Regulation of Carcinogenic Fracking Ingredient, Climate Progress

March 4, 2014, Sand mining legislation hearing: Bill Supporters put on defensive, Leader Telegram

March 3, 2014, Construction starts on pullution controls at Sheboygan coal plant, Journal Sentinel

February 27, 2014, Key Mining Legislator Keeps Carrying Their Water, The Political Environment

February 17, 2014, Vos should represent all citizens, Journal Sentinel, Letter-to-the-Editor by Clean Transportation Committee member, Hans Noeldner

February 24, 2014, Fox Valley RTA Bill Deserves Passage, Appleton Post Crescent Letter-to-the-Editor

January 20, 2013, Watchdog Website Leaks DNR Report, The Badger Herald


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