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November - December Mountain State Sierran

MORE information, More articles and MORE political endorsements in this issue of your Mountain State Sierra!

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Sierra Club Fall 2006 Political Endorsements

by Regina Hendrix
WV Chapter endorses and encourages support for the following candidates in the 2006 general election

Sierra Club Launches Cool Cities Campaign

by Jim Kotcon
The Feds cannot, or will not, cool off this Global Warming, so America's mayors are taking the lead. Read about how you can help with West Virginia's first Cool City

Convenient Solutions for An Inconvenient Truth: The Appalachian Regional Energy Meeting

by Paul Wilson
Club Leaders and Staff from the Appalachian Region learn and make plans to address the Global Warming issue

Report from the Council of Club Leaders 2006 Meeting

by Regina Hendrix
The CCL meeting features our own Larry Gipson, and much info on Mountaintop Removal coal mining

The Chairs Corner

by Paul Wilson
Lots going on around the country and in West Virginia: energy issues, Chapter Exec. Committee election and more...


by Matt Keller
Letters, Op-eds, and phone calls are needed immediately to counter a lack-luster Forest Management Plan

Jason Keeling Joins the WV Wilderness Coalition

by Matt Keller
New staffperson provides outreach and media assistance to the WV Wilderness Campaign!

Proposed East Fork Greenbrier Wilderness Area

by Beth Little
Greenbrier Watershed HAS wilderness and here is what it looks like and why it is important to protect it!

Regional Student Energy Summit

by Ivan Steifel
Students gather in Morgantown to discuss and plan on actions to tackle Global Warming and Energy Issues

WV Environmental Council Sets Renewable Energy Agenda

by Jim Kotcon
WV E-Council sets 2007 legislative priorities at September concave near Morgantown

Chapter Political Committee Report

by Joe Carney, PAC Treasurer
Chapter Political Committee recommends Sierra Club political endorsements and raises money for local political campaigns

Ohio River Water Quality Standards Upheld

by Sierra Club's Clean Water Campaign
Commission FINALLY rejects proposal to reduce water quality standards for the Ohio River

Community Groups Applaud PSC Agreement on Net Metering

by Gary Zuckett, WV Citizen Action Group 304-346-5891
After 6 years of "studying" the issue, West Virginia finally gets what surrounding states have had for decades: Net-Metering

Mon Valley Clean Air Coalition At Work

by Duanne Nichols
Join the Coalition and help clean up the air in the Mon Valley!

Lifeboat Earth

by By Bob Mertz
This is the first article in the West Virginia Environmental Council series of ongoing columns entitled 'Lifeboat Earth'


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