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July-August Mountain State Sierran

Bears! Parks! Traffic! Powerplants and Powerlines! But not Park Bears playing in Traffic next to ever increasing power-plants and power-lines! Read more in your July-August issue of your Mountain State Sierran.

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Jefferson County Planning Commission looks at re-zoning Property adjacent to Harpers Ferry National Historical Park…and unanimously denies the petition!

by Paul Wilson
Developers' try to get rural land re-zoned to allow their fanciful development priorities that sacrifice a Civil War battlement and create a real eyesore near Harpers Ferry, West Virginia


by Joy Oakes, National Parks Conservation Association
New Analysis Reveals Proposed Development Outside of Harpers Ferry National Park Will Cause Horrendous Traffic Problems

Opposition to TrAILCo Power Line

by Jim Kotcon
The Chapter's Energy Committee works on the proposed new Power Line and needs your help!

Western Greenbrier Co-Generation: The Battle for Clean Air in West Virginia Continues

by Jim Kotcon
WV-DEP erred in approving a permit authorizing excessive pollution levels for the Western Greenbrier Co-Generation Power Plant. So the Sierra Club has appealed that Air Pollution Permit

Get Involved with a Sierra Club Outing!

by Nathan Parr
New Outings Leaders and more Outings are still in demand in Wild & Wonderful West Virginia

Citizens go to DC to Support Clean Water Legislation

by Bill Price
The Clean Water Protection Act has 83 co-sponsors but none of them represent West Virginia!

DNR Commission votes to dump the last of the WV Bear Sanctuaries

by Paul Wilson
We used to have 4 Bear Sanctuaries. Now we have none!


by Fran Hunt, The Wilderness Society
Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester and Richwood Mayor Bob
Henry Baber Honored by The Wilderness Society for Work to
Conserve State’s Wild Areas


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