• Apply for Manhattan SWAB Reuse and Repair Grant

    The Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board (SWAB) is partnering with Citizens Committee for New York City and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer to launch a new grant initiative: NYC Reuse and Repair. The goal of the grant is to support New York City in reusing, repairing, and refurbishing 100% of all discarded products that can […]

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  • Westchester County Community Choice Aggregation

    by Bob Ciesielski, Atlantic Chapter Energy Committee Chair The NYS Public Service Commission has established a pilot Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) program for Westchester County. Westchester Power (www.westchesterpower.org) is a program initiated and implemented by Sustainable Westchester Inc. on behalf of member municipalities in Westchester County. The program permits each of the 20 cities, towns and […]

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  • Help Prevent CPV Fracked-Gas Power Plant!

    Here are some easy steps you can take right now to help save several New York communities as well as the climate. These actions will help us stop the 650 MW climate killing CPV fracked-gas power plant and all of its related infrastructure, which includes new pipelines, compressor stations,  and metering stations that will destroy several […]

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  • Outdoors Theory of Change Team – CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS!

    Volunteer applications due July 30th Do you think the Sierra Club should elevate the power of connecting people to nature? Do you think about ways that the Sierra Club could better support and build outings? Want to leverage your experience into something with a big impact? Join us!   We are creating a staff and […]

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  • Democracy Now Video: Environmental Activists Jailed

    Two environmental activists, James Cromwell and Pramilla Malik, were jailed last week, putting themselves on the line to protect the planet and stick up for what they believe in. https://publish.dvlabs.com/democracynow/360/dn2017-0714.mp4

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  • Call for NYC Executive Committee Nominations

    The Sierra Club NYC Group is looking for committed activists to serve on the Group’s Executive Committee (ExCom). The ExCom meets monthly on a weekday evening to decide on environmental issues and resources to promote what we believe in through: -lobbying -writing -new member engagement -conservation initiatives -educating on social media, forums and the like […]

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  • Westchester Council Airport Threat to NYC Water

    The Sierra Club New York City Group objects strongly to the privatization and expansion of the Westchester County Airport, and we urge you to do all in your power to prevent it. Expansion of the airport would put New York City drinking water at great risk. Stormwater from the airport flows into the Kensico Reservoir, […]

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  • A Renewable Energy Future for Long Island

    by Lisa Dix, Senior New York Representative , Sierra Club, Beyond Coal Campaign Three years ago we faced a situation where the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) proposed to repower three outdated and unnecessary gas plants and build a massive new 900 megawatt gas plant. No More. In late April, after much public and political […]

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  • Activists Push Back Against Trump’s Proposed EPA cuts

    Reposted from Forrest Miller, Legislative Gazette, June 28, 2017. A statewide coalition comprised of more than 110 environmental groups launched a last-ditch effort to convince lawmakers to reject President Trump’s proposed EPA budget. The “Save The EPA Campaign” cites President Trump’s proposed 31 percent EPA cut as its main concern, saying that such a cut […]

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  • Atlantic Chapter Calls for ExCom Nominations

    The Atlantic Chapter Executive Committee (ExCom) sets Sierra Club conservation policy in New York State and administers the Chapter. The Chapter ExCom meets in person four times a year and has conference calls several times a year. Some ExCom members are chosen by their local Groups. Others, the nine at-large delegates, are elected by the […]

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