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May-June 2007 Mountain State Sierran

Successful citizen actions and litigation have moved the Global Warming and Energy issues forward

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High Court Rules Against Bush Administration in Sweeping Victory in Fight Against Global Warming

Sweeping, huge, and monumental. This Supreme Court ruling rejects the Bush Administration's years of inaction on Global Warming plus the Court gave its overwhelming stamp of approval to states that are taking action on Global Warming

Outings Leaders Training To Be Combined with Wilderness Workshop June 29 - July 1st

by Nate Parr
Sign Up for the next Outings Leader Training at our annual Wilderness Training Workshop!

2nd Annual Mountaintop Removal Week in Washington: May 12-16th, 2007

by Paul Wilson
The Sierra Club is actively supporting this lobbying event to get more co-sponsors for a bill that will put a muzzle on Mountaintop Removal Coal mining. Please participate in this important lobbying event!

WVEC Seeks to Increase Citizen Response

by Chuck Wyrostok and Don Garvin
The Chapter helps pay for the E-Council lobby team, so their legislative victories are OUR legislative victories. Read On!

Strong Chapter Energy Committee Graced with Dedicated, Knowledgeable Members

by Sally Wilts
The NEW Chapter Energy Committee gets active on WV energy issues

Update on the Western Greenbrier CoGen (WGC) Plant (Boondoggle?)

by Beth Little
No money for Teachers, but millions galore for a pollutant belching coal-fired powerplant in Greenbrier County!

Your Help Is Needed To Protect West Virginia’s Monongahela National Forest

by Matt Keller
More input is needed to get our Congressional Delegation to put more emphasis on designating wilderness in West Virginia!

Global Warming Isn’t Cool: WVU SSC attends Climate Conference and Interfaith Walk for Climate Rescue in Boston

by Christy Hartman, WVU SSC Vice President
Sierra Student Coalition Chapter at WVU cranks it up on the Global Warming issue!

Giving Children the Chance to Get Outdoors!

by Mike Christensen (Pass It On – Outdoor Mentors, Inc.) and Paul Wilson (WV Sierra Club)
Without new outdoor enthusiasts, where will our future conservation leaders come from?


by Sally Wilts
On-line resources to keep up well informed and motivate your interests in current environmental issues


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