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A federal court ruling today further delayed the proposed Keystone XL pipeline by reaffirming that TransCanada cannot conduct any construction activity on the controversial tar sands pipeline and continuing to block most pre-construction field activities, including construction of worker camps.

While sales of organic produce and packaged foods are growing, organic food remains stubbornly unaffordable for many people in the United States.

Washington, DC -- Tonight, Donald Trump /will declare an unlawful state of emergency, in addition to signing a budget that includes more than 55 miles of border wall. Desperate for further funds for the unpopular wall, Trump’s declaration will reallocate money from other essential government programs and force taxpayers to fund the dangerous, divisive border wall that caused a three-week government shutdown.

The ACLU, Planned Parenthood, and others released statements shortly after the Senate's vote.

On February 14, Mayor Emanuel released Resilient Chicago, a roadmap for addressing the city’s most pressing challenges through the lens of urban resilience. As one of the 50 actionable initiatives detailed in Resilient Chicago, Mayor Emanuel announced the bold goal of powering the entire city with 100 percent clean, renewable energy by 2035.

Urge Gov. Whitmer to move ahead with creating the new Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy, move forward in fighting climate change and restoring the voice of Michigan's families and communities.

Each month we scour the continental U.S. looking for the warmest, coldest, wettest, snowiest, sunniest & cloudiest locations. Who made the list for January?

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, the Senate voted to to confirm William Barr as Attorney General.

Decades-old industrial chemicals called PFAS are also known as "forever chemicals" because of their persistence in the environment and our bodies.

Here at Sierra Club, we want to share love for our many Valentines this year. Grassroots leaders advancing environmental justice in their communities. New members of Congress committing to act on climate change and advance a Green New Deal. Federal employees working to protect our health and environment-- even without pay during the shutdown. There’s so much to celebrate, even when it doesn’t feel like it.

Philadelphia, PA -- Today, Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced the EPA’s national action plan on PFAS. PFAS chemicals are widely detected in drinking water and toxic at very low levels. However they are currently exempted from most environmental safeguards. Still, EPA has the power to mandate water testing, stop on-going pollution, and clean up contaminated places.

Get the full recap, highlights, and photos from the Grizzlies game against the Bulls on February 13, 2019 that took place at United Center in Chicago.

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The toxic chemicals known as PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) are a national crisis demanding action.

The Center for Biological Diversity today sued the Trump administration for refusing to release public records related to an enormous plastics plant proposed along the Mississippi River in St. James Parish, La. The area is known as “Cancer Alley” for the high cancer rates among residents. Formosa Plastics, the Taiwan-based company behind the project, has a long and well-documented history of pollution in Baton Rouge, Texas…

Methane emissions from oil and natural gas in the U.S. grew by 0.5 percent in 2017, according to new data from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Get the full recap, highlights, and photos from the Grizzlies game against the Spurs on February 12, 2019 that took place at FedExForum in Memphis.

Using documents produced by a Sierra Club FOIA, E&E reported today that Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler worried about the optics of a meeting with Peabody Energy Corp. The coal company had invited Wheeler to speak at a Washington Coal Club luncheon. In 2018, Peabody spent $1,650,000 lobbying for policies that would make coal more profitable to produce including rolling back pollution protections.

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Senator Mitch McConnell announced that, in a cynical political ploy, he will rush a vote on the Green New Deal resolution proposed by Senator Markey and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rather than allowing it to go through the hearings and legislative process it was intended to have. This news comes after McConnell pushed to keep a costly and unreliable coal plant open, at the expense of his own constituents.

Calls for personal and societal investment in catastrophe loss control adaptation and resilience too often fall on deaf ears.

If any mention of Valentine’s Day has you cringing and gagging, we understand. All the fluffy pink, sparkly red, and mushy PDA at this time of the year gets to be a little much. Whether you’re a die-heard anti-Valentine’s Day-er at heart or simply feeling tired of all the hullabaloo, you can still have a nice, normal, non-gag inducing February 14. So grab your tennis shoes and get ready for the best un-Valentine’s Day ever
1.) Go slow cycling . No weird two-seater…

Last week, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Ed Markey, along with 66 House representatives and 10 Senators, introduced their highly-lauded Green New Deal resolution, which seeks to tackle the climate crisis, create millions of good, high-wage jobs, secure clean air and water, and counteract systemic injustices. The policy changes envisioned in the Green New Deal resolution are not hypothetical. In fact, many are already happening at…

Hotel workers at the Ramada Plaza in downtown Prince George have overwhelmingly ratified a new contract with their employer today. The agreement brings to an end a protracted labor dispute at the hotel and significantly increases wages for a group of workers who have been the lowest paid union hotel workers in Prince George
The workers, members of UNITE HERE! Local 40, will receive a wage increase of $3 per hour by June 2020, while some job classifications will receive even higher wage…

The NBA G League today announced that Grizzlies forward Bruno Caboclo was named to the Mid-Season All-NBA G League Western Conference Team.

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U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal (D-MA) introduced the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act of 2019 (H.R. 397), better known as the Butch Lewis Act. The Butch Lewis Act would offer federally subsidized loans to multiemployer plans in danger of becoming insolvent. It would also maintain the health of well-funded multiemployer plans and adequately fund the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) , without making any cuts to…