• Adirondacks’ Boreas Ponds Classification is Finalized

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo has just announced finalization of a long-awaited purchase and then land classification of a tract of former timberland in the Adirondacks. Following a compromise, 11,412 acres of land around Boreas Ponds, which is near the town of Newcomb, will be designated as wilderness, with another 9,118 acres being wild forest, which is […]

  • Take Action: Don’t Frack the Delaware River Basin

    The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) issued draft natural gas regulations on Nov. 30. They proposed a ban on fracking but, illogically, also issued draft regulations that would allow the toxic wastewater produced by fracking to be stored, processed, and discharged in the Delaware River Watershed and allow water to be exported from the Basin […]

  • Alliance for a Green Economy Issues Report on NY’s Upstate Nuclear Reactors

    To mark two nuclear anniversaries taking place within the coming weeks, Alliance for a Green Economy recently released a report on upstate New York’s nuclear reactors titled “Fukushima Nuclear Catastrophe – 7 Years Later New York’s Upstate Nuclear Reactors: Still Expensive and Unsafe in an Era of Weak Enforcement”. This report provides specific examples and […]

  • Volunteer Opportunity for Sierra Club Members

    We are looking for Sierra Club members to volunteer and attend training webinars for CORE III a Data Management System. Soon New York Sierra Club’s DATA Team will schedule a series of 5 trainings webinars. Each of these webinars will cover different tools within CORE III (the new data management system), so you may decide […]