Obscure agencies making key decisions
The Yodeler regularly asks readers to write to your elected city councils or boards of supervisors, but many important
decisions are made by agenices headed by more obscure bodies.
Bay Area showing national leadership with Community Choice energy
Global warming is not just a top international concern; it is a top priority for the Sierra Club Bay Chapter.
Marin adopts green Countywide Plan
Environmental groups declare victory, but remain skeptical and vigilant.
Nuclear initiative fizzles
Proponents of a ballot measure to repeal California's 1976 Nuclear Safeguards Act quietly withdrew their proposed
initiative from circulation.
Berkeley gets local about global warming
In November 2006, 81% of Berkeley voters passed Measure G, calling for an 80% reduction in Berkeley's greenhouse-gas
emissions by 2050.
When the predictable happens
The Cosco Busan as a symptom of our energy habit
Key decision nears for high-speed rail
A controversy is developing about Lot 337, the 14 acres of shoreline just south of the Giant's ball field.
Using regional funds to stop global warming
Regional Transportation Plan will dispense $100 billion.
Air District proposes rules on wood smoke - enjoy the glow without the smoke
What sight is more comforting on a cold winter evening than a roaring fireplace stacked with logs?
Congestion charges let drivers pay for impacts
For many years the Sierra Club has advocated policies that would have drivers pay the true cost of their driving.
On Nov. 17 the California Transportation Commission reinstated air quality as one of the key factors to consider when
bond money is doled out to improve trade corridors.
Diverse groups oppose water grab from Tuolumne River
The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) has received critical public comments on its proposal to divert an
additional 25 million gallons of water per day from the Tuolumne River.
State may give away water resources
Despite the recent crisis in the Delta and the governor's push for new dams, the state Department of Water Resources
is proposing to give away one of the largest water-storage facilities in the state.
Oak-to-Ninth lawsuits force voiding of approval
The Sierra Club supported two lawsuits aimed at changing the massive Oak-to-Ninth development.
Big year for Bay Area wildlife
Join an exciting campaign to reconnect with the plants and animals of the Bay Area's great urban national parks.
Court allows snowmobiles in proposed wilderness
On Sept. 5th, U.S. District Judge William B. Shubb ruled against the Sierra Club and other environmental groups.
No net loss of trees for SF natural areas
Plan will regenerate neglected `tree farms' into native biodiversity.
Presidio Trust weighs one more major construction project
Historic barracks, modern museum could brew odd mix for historic heart of national park.
The Sierra Club and the Presidio Trust
The Trust has a history of taking much of the Club's good advice.
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