• Alert: Diller Island is not to be

    Hello Sierrans, Yes, the Diller Island fiasco had to go—2.7 acres of performance spaces on the hurricane-prone Hudson River would have been an environmental disaster. But — what about the other 490 acres of water that are just as likely to suffer from Irma – or Harvey-like wind and rain and flooding? The water part […]

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  • Photo Gallery: Gateway National Recreation Area in Queens

    Check out these lovely photos of Gateway National Recreation Area in Queens taken by Don Riepe, an active Sierra Club member and a leader in the Littoral Society. Check out upcoming Littoral Society events here: http://www.littoralsociety.org/upcoming-events.html

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  • MTA and DOT Are Weighing a River-to-River Busway for 14th Street During L Train Shutdown

    Repost from David Meyer at Streets Blog NYC: http://nyc.streetsblog.org/2017/06/06/mta-and-dot-are-weighing-a-river-to-river-busway-for-14th-street-during-l-train-shutdown/ DOT and the MTA may go beyond typical bus lanes in their plan to keep people moving on 14th Street during the L train shutdown, which will suspend service west of Bedford Avenue for 15 months starting in April 2019. The options on the table include […]

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  • 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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