The Sierra Club is the nation's oldest and most effective
grassroots environmental organization. Here in Massachusetts, your local
chapter has a 40-year legacy of protecting the environment with
successful legislative, advocacy, and educational campaigns.
This is the archived site, last updated on July 9,
The "Kinder-Morgan-Tennessee" Gas Pipeline Proposal
A natural gas pipeline has been proposed that that would cut a 140-mile
path through Massachusetts, carrying fracked gas from other regions of
the US to
eventually sell to Europe and beyond. The dangers include methane gas
leaks, environmental destruction, public safety, increased dependency on
fossil fuels, and increased natural gas prices.
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Bottle Bill Update
consideration, we've decided to work to put the Bottle Bill Update on the
gearing up for an active campaign! Click here
for more information about the bottle bill update.
Workplace Giving As a member of EarthShare New England, the Massachusetts Sierra Club
is eligible to receive payroll contributions. You can either give directly
to the Sierra Club, or make a general gift that will be shared among EarthShare
New England member charities.
Visit EarthShare New England for more information.
Read the July 2014
issue of the E-Sierran -
Bag bans have passed in Marblehead, Brookline, Nantucket, Manchester, and Great
Barrington. This has started an
avalanche of efforts in all corners of the state. Visit
www.banbags.org for information
about implementing a plastic bag in your community - and beyond!
Mass. Sierra Club
Bottling Industry's so-called "Recycling" Bill
Our in-depth report asserts that their proposal nothing more than an effort to kill the
most successful recycling mechanism in the state
Beyond Coal Massachusetts
coal burning plants in Massachusetts: Salem Harbor Station, Mount Tom (Holyoke),
and Brayton Point Station (Somerset), are the largest air polluters in the
Beyond Coal to Clean Energy Campaign in Massachusetts is focused on smart
energy solutions that will keep Massachusetts healthy and free from unwanted
dirty fuel sources. Join us in our fight against coal!
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Biomass Energy: Good or Bad for the Environment?
energy is the production of energy (electricity; liquid, solid, and gaseous
fuels; and heat) from biomass. Biomass may be any organic matter including
dedicated energy crops and trees, agricultural food and feed crop residues,
aquatic plants, wood and wood residues, animal wastes and other organic
waste, and construction and demolition debris..
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Trans-Pacific Partnership The Sierra Club is deeply concerned about not only the
environmental implications of the TPP, but all the far-reaching –
overreaching aspects. Along with State Rep. Denise Provost, we
sponsored an event at the Somerville Library to discuss what the TPP
is and the effects it would have. Click
2013-2014 Supported Bills
The Massachusetts Sierra Club is supporting wide range of bills in the
new legislative cycle.
Click here to view our list of supported legislation.
We Need Your Support! We depend on your generous direct support of our statewide initiatives including
working towards a clean energy future, curbing climate change and advocating
for critical environmental legislation.
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