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Stories with organization: Sierra Club
  • Proposed Md. smog regulations get an airing at hearing 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 2:22 am

    BALTIMORE - Environmentalists are raising a stink about Maryland's approach to air pollution.

  • Battle brewing over logging, grazing at state parks 
    Updated: Jun-14-15 12:28 am

    TAMPA, Florida - Conservationists are drawing a line in the scrubland, vowing to fight any attempt by the state to expand logging and cattle grazing throughout Florida's 171 state parks.

  • 2 groups go to court in Maryland for clean air regulations 
    Updated: Jun-11-15 5:29 pm

    ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Two groups have gone to court to try to implement clean-air regulations they say are being blocked by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's administration.

  • Sierra Club holds environmental rally at Statehouse 
    Updated: Jun-10-15 5:39 pm

    PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The Sierra Club is trying to call attention to the link between a healthy environment and a thriving economy.

  • Environmental groups seek to intervene in Exxon suit 
    Updated: Jun-10-15 11:28 am

    TRENTON, New Jersey - Seven environmental groups filed legal paperwork with state Superior Court on Wednesday aiming to derail the Christie administration's proposed $225 million settlement with ExxonMobil.

  • Republicans shift strategy in effort to increase logging story has photos
    Updated: Jun-08-15 12:13 pm

    WASHINGTON - Drought has killed about 12 million trees in California's national forests. In the Rocky Mountain region, an epidemic of pine beetles has damaged trees over a stretch of 32 million acres. Altogether, up to 40 percent of the entire national forest system is in need of treatment to reduce the threat of catastrophic wildfire and disease.

  • $4 million fire-prevention grant ignites passions in Oakland story has photos
    Updated: Jun-03-15 4:10 pm

    OAKLAND, California - City officials accepted a $4 million federal grant to chop down trees in the ritzy Oakland hills, a decision that ignited debate over how best to prevent deadly wildfires in the affluent Northern California region.

  • Chinese chemical company site opposed 
    Updated: Jun-01-15 9:38 am

    VACHERIE, Louisiana - Two environmental groups are challenging the issuance of an air operating permit to China-based company planning a methanol manufacturing facility along the Mississippi River in St. James Parish.