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L.A. activists push EPA to heighten ozone regulations

Activists in Washington, D.C., rally to show support of proposed EPA rules that will strengthen smog rules.

Torrance refinery blast shows the need for more scrutiny on air quality

On Thursday, March 5, the Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee and the Environmental Quality Committee will hold a joint hearing at 6 p.m. March 5 at Torrance City Hall to address the recent ExxonMobil Refinery explosion in Torrance.

Free legal toolbox workshop for environmental activists: Oil production, distribution and fracking

Environmental Law Series
A Legal Toolbox for Environmental Activists
Workshop VIII: Oil Production, Distribution and Fracking

Join us for a day of training for activists who want to learn how to use the law to attain their environmental goals. The daylong workshop is free and will focus on oil production, distribution and fracking. Learn the ins and outs of the law with individual lawyers and panels.

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21, 2015

You can help save Banning Ranch in Orange County

 
 
Dear Angeles Chapter Members and Supporters,
 
Banning Ranch wildlife need your protection!  Sensitive habitat is being threatened once again in Orange County, we urge the Coastal Commission to help save the habitat and wildlife on Banning Ranch!
 
Sierra Club calls for the following actions: 
 

Sierra Club statement on Exxon Mobil Refinery Explosion in Torrance

MEDIA ADVISORY

February 18, 2015

Media Contact: 
Angélica González
Angeles Chapter Conservation Program Manager
angelica.gonzalez@sierraclub.org
Phone: 213-387-4287 x204
Mobile: 909-630-1450

Sierra Club Statement on Exxon Mobil Refinery Explosion in Torrance

Travel Adventure trip to Cuba -- the yuca, Sinatra and the cars!

Cuba is known for being in a time capsule, with cars from the 1950s still on the streets. Credit: Bruce Hale

Drafting a safe plan for San Onofre's nuclear waste

The day Southern California Edison announced it was shutting the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant -- June 7, 2013 -- was a big day for the Angeles Chapter’s San Onofre Task Force. The Chapter played a part in the decision, but there was little time to celebrate. The focus shifted immediately to the 3,000-plus radioactive rods of spent fuel on site at San Onofre.

Be inspired by 'Soul of a Citizen' author Paul Loeb

Paul Loeb, who continues to influence a generation of activists with his book "Soul of a Citizen," will be the keynote speaker at a Sierra Club Angeles Chapter fund-raising event March 1.

Living the green life in Leimert Park

Want to see what real green living looks like?
 
Join us from 9 a.m. to noon March 28 to see how one Sierra Club member in Leimert Park is doing a good job of living lightly on the planet.
 
Visitors to the private home will be able to tour the front yard for gardening ideas. The front yard features a native plant garden instead of lawn, a rain barrel to capture precious natural waterfall and an edible ssection with greens planted in a raised bed.
 

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