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Calendar Events

Sep 9 (Tue), 7:00 pm
Fossil Fuels and Their Impacts... And, What Else To Do
Sep 10 (Wed), 7:30 pm
West Jersey Group General Meeting
Sep 10 (Wed), 7:30 pm
The Dangers of the Pilgrim Pipleline
Sep 12 (Fri), 7:00 pm
Assateague Island Camp and Beach Weekend
Sep 13 (Sat), 10:00 am
Singles Hike - Hamburg Mountain WMA Hike, Hardyston Township
Sep 13 (Sat), 1:00 pm
Chapter Executive Committee meeting
Sep 14 (Sun), 10:00 am
CANCELLED Sierra Silver Singles Trip to Grounds for Sculpture
Sep 15 (Mon), 7:00 pm
PennEast Pipeline Education and Empowerment Forum
Sep 16 (Tue), 7:00 pm
Monthly Singles Dinner in Montclair
Sep 21 (Sun), 10:00 am
Silver Singles Walk at Palisades Interstate Park

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Fracking Rapid Response

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River Cleanup Outing

River Cleanup Outing

Activists at Stockton College

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The Peoples Climate March

Join the BIGGEST climate march in history in New York City Sunday September 21st!

Starting September 23rd, world leaders are coming to New York City for a UN summit on the climate crisis, leading up to the UN Climate Change Conference, Paris, 2015. We're going to be there by the tens of thousands to demand they take action on climate change.... More information.

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Taking the Fenimore Fight to Trenton
Wed, 6 Aug 2014 10:24:04 -0400

​Christie Pulls out of RGGI Again
Wed, 6 Aug 2014 10:22:50 -0400

Fly Over to Stop Frack Waste
Wed, 6 Aug 2014 10:21:38 -0400

DEP Coastal Rules Sell Out our Coast
Wed, 6 Aug 2014 10:21:14 -0400

Casino Not a Sterling Idea
Wed, 6 Aug 2014 10:20:50 -0400

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!

Drinking Water Threat! Casino Proposed in Middle of Sterling Forest!
Send your comments to the NY Gaming Commission now urging them to protect Sterling Forest and our clean drinking water supply by rejecting the Genting Americas proposal!
Your Senator is KEY to Overriding the Gov's Veto of the Fracking Waste Ban Bill!
Email your Senator today and urge them to help protect our drinking waters from the Gas Industry's toxic waste.
New Coastal Rules Leave NJ Vulnerable to Future Storms- Email DEP your Concerns!
For the first time since Hurricane Sandy, the DEP is proposing changes to the regulations that oversee coastal development.
Gov. Christie Pulling NJ from Important Carbon Reducing Compact! Email DEP NOW
The DEP has just released the rule proposal that would officially remove us from RGGI and we need your help to block it!
Call Gov. Christie Today & Urge Him to SIGN the Fracking Waste Ban Bill!
Call Governor Christie now at 609-292-6000 and urge him to sign S1041, the Fracking Wastewater Bill.
Zombie Development Coming Back to Life, Impacting the Highlands!
Preakness Mountain, a scenic mountain and symbol of the Highlands region, will be the site of 200+ homes under a settlement DEP is proposing to enter with a developer. We need your help to stop the project from moving forward!
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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Doesn't matter how you get to NYC, just get here! People are coming by bus, trai...
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:35:49 +0100

A casino proposed in the middle of Sterling Forest, NY, could have serious impac...
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:37:52 +0100

Sierra Club is calling on EPA to move forward with a better clean up plan for th...
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:06:22 +0100

Well....this should get you AMPED up for the People's Climate March! Disruptio...
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:30:01 +0100

Join us on Sept 15th in Lambertville to learn more about the proposed PennEast P...
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:47:21 +0100

NJ Chapter Achievements

  • Stopping Laws that Threaten Clean Water and Healthy Communities
    We believe the people of New Jersey should have clean water and the peace of mind that the places where our children play are free of toxic pollution. Through our legislature efforts, we were successful in passing a bill to Ban Fracking in New Jersey, which unfortunately Governor Christie later vetoed. However, we are continuing our efforts to stop fracking from happening here in New Jersey and in the Delaware River Basin. Other legislation that we have lobbied heavily against was the Water Quality Management Plan and the Permit Extension Act. We continue to work on both of these pieces of legislation that will greatly affect the water quality in New Jersey.

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