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Calendar Events

Apr 22 (Tue), 7:00 pm
Monthly Singles Dinner in Montclair
Apr 23 (Wed), 7:00 pm
Film Screening: 'Years of Living Dangerously'
Apr 24 (Thu), 7:00 pm
Why Ban Fracking in Bergen County?
Apr 26 (Sat), 10:00 am
Jockey Hollow Leader's Choice
Apr 26 (Sat), 11:00 am
Earth Day at the Essex County Environmental Center - Sierra Silver Singles
Apr 26 (Sat), 11:00 am
Northern Valley Earth Fair
Apr 26 (Sat), 1:00 pm
Triple C Ranch & Nature Center Earth Day Festival honoring Jane Tousman
Apr 26 (Sat), 2:00 pm
Film: Groundswell Rising, Protecting Our Children's Air And Water
Apr 27 (Sun), 8:30 am
CANCELLED Forked River Mountain Clean up
Apr 27 (Sun), 4:00 pm
Film: Groundswell Rising, Protecting Our Children's Air And Water

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Climate Rally, May 13

Climate Rally, May 13

Fracking Rapid Response 09/20

Fracking Rapid Response 09/20

Sierra Club Canoe Outing

Sierra Club Canoe Outing

Activists at Stockton College

Activists at Stockton College

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Governor Vetoes Pinelands Minutes Part of New Push for Pipeline
Wed, 9 Apr 2014 13:36:55 -0400

Sierra Club is Sadden by the Passing of Longtime Activist Jane Tousman
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 11:24:07 -0400

Sierra Club Mourns Loss of Mark Becker
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 10:47:19 -0500

Re: Representative Rush Holt, of New Jersey, Will Not Seek Re-election -
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:03:01 -0500

Pete Seeger Will Be Missed But Legacy Will Continue
Tue, 28 Jan 2014 11:20:29 -0500

Keep the Frack Out of Our Water!

Hydraulic Fracturing, better known as fracking, which injects millions of gallons of water mixed with toxic chemicals, into the ground horizontally breaking up the bed rock to obtain natural gas. This may be one of the biggest risks to our water and our environment. The New Jersey Sierra Club has been working diligently to fight fracking from completely banning fracking in NJ & banning fracking wastewater from coming into our state.
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Take Action Now!

Public Land Logging Bill Resurrected and Up in Committee Monday!
Our public forests are under threat yet again. The bill that would open up our state parks to commercial logging has been reintroduced.
Help Stop Dirty Politics in Pinelands Pipeline Battle!
Stop dirty politics for dirty energy. Let key legislators know you oppose the SJG pipeline and all the pollution and environmental destruction that comes with it.
Hearings Next Week on Sandy Rebuilding & Recovery
Next week the public will finally have an opportunity to comment on the state's Sandy Recovery Action Plan at 3 public hearings!
Stop the Delaware River Fish Kills! There's a Better Way to Cool Off
Write to NJ Governor Chris Christie and DE Governor Jack Markell urging them to require new permits for Salem, Mercer Coal Plant, and the Delaware City Refinery that will better protect our fish and aquatic ecosystems.
Congressional Bill would SPEED UP Pipeline Reviews- Help us Stop Gift to Gas Industry!
The Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act (HR 1900) is a wish list from the natural gas industry!
Tell Gov. Christie Climate Change Action Needed Now
Gov. Christie said climate change "is not a main concern". We need strong action now to protect our state from future storms

The End of a Coal Era?

The 100th coal plant since 2010 -- GenOn Generation Station in Portland, PA -- has announced plans for retirement!

We are winning as city by city, communities are standing up and saying no to coal and yes to clean energy. Public officials and energy utilities are realizing the economics and health problems caused by our addiction to coal just don't add up.

Let's continue this trend by adding more coal plants to this list and to promote a clean energy future!

This plant is the largest source of pollution in Northwest New Jersey causing not only environmental problems, but also affecting the health of the community around the plant. With this terrific news now the people of New Jersey and the country can breathe easier. Not only that, but our efforts have led to the equivalent of 11 million homes powered throughout the nation by clean energy! This amazing milestone, no doubt one of many to come, represents the hard work of our allies and thousands and thousands of concerned residents just like you!

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The fight against the Pinelands pipeline is far from over and neither is Governo...
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:33:18 +0100

We are ONE MONTH AWAY from the best event of the year – Hands Across the Sand! O...
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:30:00 +0100

FRIENDLY REMINDER: Join the Gateway Group tonight for a presentation on TPP!
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:00:01 +0100

Tomorrow rally for a BAN on fracking & fracking waste at Governor Christie's Tow...
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:41:29 +0100

Set your reminder or DVR tonight for 10 PM to tune into ShowTime for their 9 par...
Sun, 13 Apr 2014 16:00:01 +0100

NJ Chapter Achievements

  • Protecting Barnegat Bay
    The Sierra Club has worked in extensive lobbying on various bills that would help protect Barnegat Bay. We were successful in getting three bills passed including a bill that would regulate fertilizer, Total Daily Maximum Loads, and storm water bill. We continue to work on various other pieces of legislation that will help to protect and improve the health of Barnegat Bay.

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