News Articles

Below are a list of links to news articles published about Sierra Club California or referencing its positions.

Edward Moreno: Appliance Swaps Sharply Cut Water Use (June 6, 2015)

Environmentalists Protest Brown's Coastal Act Suspension After Santa Barbara Oil Spill (June 4, 2015)

CEQA Exemptions Are Needed During Drought (June 4, 2015)

POLICY: Calif. Senate Passes Climate Package Aiming For 50% Renewable Power, Halving Petroleum Use (June 4, 2015)

California Won't Identify Who's Draining The State's Groundwater (June 2, 2015)

Environmental Group Lauds Farms' Water Conservation , Urges More (May 27, 2015)

CPUC Approves Controversial NRG Plant To Replace SONGS (May 27, 2015)

The Battle For Carlsbad's Power Continues (May 25, 2015)

California Governor Declares Emergency As Clean-Up Crews Battle Devastating Oil Spill (May 22, 2015)

Water Shutoffs, Shortages Imperil AG in San Joaquin Valley (May 21, 2015)

New Santa Barbara Oil Spill Illustrates Unpredictability Of Oil Infrastructure (May 21, 2015)

Workers Scramble To Protect California Coastline From Oil Spill (May 21, 2015)

California Crude Spill Proves US Oil Industry Needs To Be Regulated  (May 21, 2015)

Governor Declares Emergency As California Cleans Oil Spill (May 21, 2015)

1969 Santa Barbara Oil Spill That Changed Oil And Gas Exploration Forever (May 20, 2015)

US Coast Guard Estimates 21,000 Gallons Of Oil Spilled Into Ocean From California Pipeline (May 20, 2015)

Broken Pipeline Spills Oil Into Ocean Off Santa Barbara (May 20, 2015)

Oil Pipeline Spills About 21,000 Gallons Off California Coast (May 19, 2015)

Plastic Pollution: California Lawmakers To Vote On Banning 'Microbeads' From Personal Care Products (May 17, 2015)

Central Valley Towns Skirt Water Meter Mandates (May 16, 2015)

State Drought: Town Fights Turning On Long-Installed Meters (May 15, 2015)

California Drought: Town Fights Turning On Long-Installed Meters (May 15, 2015)

Lawsuit Seeks To Halt Oil Industry Waste Water Disposal Practices (May 11, 2015)

Time To Stop The Tunnel Vision (May 9, 2015)

The Stream, May 8: Environmental Groups Sue California Over Oil Industry Waste Water Injection (May 8, 2015)

California Gas And Oil Regulators Sued Over Imperiled Groundwater (May 7, 2015)

Sierra Club California Condemns Chamber-Led PAC's Unapproved Use Of Logo (May 7, 2015)

Lawsuits Seeks To Halt Illegal Dumpling Of Toxic Oil Waste Into California's Imperiled Water Supplies (May 7, 2015)

Brown To Reduce Environmental Work On Delta Plan (May 7, 2015)

In The Continuing Drought, Can Orange County Keep Building? (May 3, 2015)

Sierra Club: Saving Forests Mean Saving Water (May 1, 2015)

Leaders: Forests' Expired Water Needs Attention (May 1, 2015)

Robert Larson Will Present Program On Southern California's Past For Sierra Club, San Gorgonio Chapter (April 30, 2015)

Governor Brown's Revised Water Project Heavily Criticized (April 30, 2015)

Governor Sharply Scales Down Delta Tunnels Plan (April 30, 2015)

Environmentalists Criticize Changes To California Project Proposed By Governor (April 30, 2015)

CALIFORNIA: Gov. Brown Prepares State To Cut Greenhouse Gases By 40% by 2030, Oil Industry Vows A Fight (April 30, 2015)

Jerry Brown Orders Big Cut In Greenhouse Gases by 2013 (April 29, 2015)

California Governor Issues Executive Order To Aggressively Reduce Greenhouse Gases By 2030 (April 29, 2015)

Pacific Trade Deal Is Bad For California (April 28, 2015)

Recycled Water? Bottoms Up! (April 28, 2015)

Rally, Area Support Not Enough For Reservoir Bill To Continue; Would Have Expedited Environmental Review Process For Sites (April 28, 2015)

Sierra Club Ad Buy Exposes Environmental Threat Of The Trans-Pacific Partnership (April 27, 2015)

San Jose, Santa Clara Mayors Drink Recycled Sewage To Push Expanding Reclaimed Water (April 27, 2015)

California's Broken Dreams (April 23, 2015)

California Drought: Environmental Group Sues To Drain Hetch Hetchy Reservoir (April 23, 2015)

Is That Joint Damaging Our Environment? (April 23, 2015)

Senator McGuire Introduces Legislation To Forever Ban CA Offshore Oil Drilling (April 23, 2015)

Sierra Club Slams Utilities, CPUC After Proposed TOU Pricing Decision (April 23, 2015)

California Officials Proposing Higher Electricity Rates For Households That Consume Less (April 22, 2015)

Where Can We Store San Onofre's Nuclear Waste? California Asked To Help Out (April 17, 2015)

Forgive Me for Bragging, But My Lawn's Worse Than Yours (April 16, 2015)

What's A Water-Wise Californian To Do About The Lawn (April 15, 2015)

My Lawn Is Worse Than Yours (April 15, 2015)

Carly Fiorina Right About Environmentalists and California Drought Woes, Farm Group Says (April 9, 2015)

Michael Bloomberg's War On Coal (April 8, 2015)

Confusion Over Drought Rules On Lawns For New Homes (April 7, 2015)

Carly Fiorina: Environmentalists To Blame For California's 'Tragic' Drought (April 7, 2015)

Carly Fiorina: Environmentalists To Blame For "Man-Made" Drought In California (April 6, 2015)

Business Council: O.C. Needs At Least 50,000 New Homes To Keep Up --And It's Getting Worse (March 31, 2015)

California Drought: Gov. Jerry Brown, Legislative Leaders Propose $1Billion Package (March 20, 2015)

California Gov. Jerry Brown Proposes $1Billion in Drought Spending (March 19, 2015)

While Promoting Climate Policies in Washington, Jerry Brown Weathers Fire at Home (March 19, 2015)

HECA Fights Back Against Sierra Club (March 19, 2015)

The Latest Chapter in the LORP (March 17, 2015)

California PUC Aims To Replace Shuttered Nuclear And Gas With Preferred Resources (March 13, 2015)

Case Could Set Climate Change Precedent (March 13, 2015)

Developing California's Panoche Valley is Repeating the Mistakes of the Past (March 12, 2015)

Commercial Carbon Capture Project in California Looking Unlikely (March 11, 2015)

Sierra Club Urges CPUC Not To Favor Utilities In Final SONGS Decision (March 9, 2015)

Sierra Club Formally Asks CEC to terminate HECA Permit Application (March 3, 2015)

Hydrogen Energy California Coal Plant Under Fire (March 3, 2015)

Special Exemptions For The High-Speed Rail Project (February 26, 2015)

Valley Voice: California Must Choose Oil Or Water (February  26, 2015)

California Voters Will Decide Fate of Plastic Bags (February 24, 2015)

California Vs. Big Plastic Statement on Certification of Signatures by Plastic Bag Industry on SB270 (February 24, 2015)

This Month in Sue and Settle (February 19, 2015)

Natural Gas Plants Are Replacing Nuclear Power In SD (February 19, 2015)

Koch Brothers and Sierra Club Unite Behind Tesla (February 18, 2015)

CAMPAIGN 2016: Woman With A "Commanding Presence" Sprints Ahead In Race to Replace Boxer (February 11, 2015)

Sides Square Off Over Climate Change Proposals By California Democrats (February 10, 2015)

Coalition Urges Brown to Shut Down Illegal Injection Wells (February 10, 2015)

Sierra Club Condemns State Injection Well Practices, Calls For Investigation (February 10, 2015)

Alternatives to California Gas Tax Are On Table (February 9, 2015)

NRG's Fossil-Fueled California Dream (February 6, 2015)

Bullet Points: Greens Gone Wild (February 6, 2015)

Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary Nomination Proposed for CA Central Coast (February 5, 2015)


Sierra & Tierra: Your Present From Power Utilities: A Lump of Coal (December 18, 2014)

State Sen. Kevin de Leon Calls on Public Pension Funds to Divest from Coal (December 18, 2014)

Don't Hold Your Breath on CEQA Reform (December 18, 2014)

Groups Join State of California in Holding Railroads Responsible for Oil Spills, Disaster Planning (December 9, 2014)

SANDAG Faces Hurdles Over Transportation Plan (December 4, 2014)

UCSF, Tufts, AIR Collaborate to Create Registry of NGS Tests, Reimbursement Policies (December 3, 2014)

Global Warming: Court Says California Planners Must Consider Climate Impacts of Emissions from the Transportation Sector (December 2, 2014)

Sierra Club Applauds New EPA Smog Standards (November 26, 2014)

Sierra Club Wins Ruling In Greenhouse Gas Reduction Suit (November 26, 2014)

California Appeals Court Rejects Transportation Plan For San Diego (November 25, 2014)

Appeals Court Rejects SANDAG Plan (November 24, 2014)

Diablo Canyon's Cooling System Threatens Central Coast's Fragile Ecosystem (November 17, 2014)

Close to Home: Another Gem Worth Protecting (November 13, 2014)

30,000 People Urge California's Gov. Brown to Halt Offshore Fracking (November 13, 2014)

Environmental Groups Sue California Oil Regulators For Failing to Protect Public Health, Water Supply (November 12, 2014)

Study Says California Solar Boom Makes the State A National Leader, Prepares New Generation of Workers (November 10, 2014)

Internal Affairs: Pete Constant Takes the Blame --- "I Didn't Run A Campaign!" (November 8, 2014)

Western States Petroleum Association Spent $4 Million Lobbying This Summer (November 7, 2014)

Campaign Begins to Preserve Ban on Plastic Grocery Bags (November 6, 2014)

Voters Approve Fracking Bans in San Benito and Mendocino Counties (November 6, 2014)

Fracking Bans Win in Two California Countries, Fail in One (November 5, 2014)

WASHINGTON: Midterms Could Diminish California's Senate Clout (November 2, 2014)

Switch In Control of U.S. Senate Could Cut California's Clout (November 1, 2014)

Sen. Lois Wolk Honored For Environmental Votes (November 1, 2014)

New Report Points to Benefits of National Marine Sanctuary Designation for Central Coast (October 30, 2014)

Desert Act Turns 20, What It Saved (October 30, 2014)

Sierra Club's Sprog Program To Be Topic of San Gorgonio Chapter Meeting in Redlands (October 29, 2014)

Sierra Club and the Center for Biological Diversity Lawsuit Challenges Freeway-Focused Merced Transportation Plan (October 25, 2014)

Crude Oil Transport Project Halted in California After Environmentalists Sue (October 24, 2014)

A Barrier to Proposition 1? (October 22, 2014)

Political Blotter: Drama in East Bay Assembly Races (October 20, 2014)

Sierra Club Presents Sonora Mountaineer/Author Dan Arnold (October 11, 2014)

Gov. Brown Signs Law Banning 'Frankenfish' (October 9, 2014)

San Gabriel Mountains National Monument  -- The Wild Is Where You Find It  (October 9, 2014)

California's San Gabriel Mountains To Be Preserved as National Monument (October 8, 2014)

Environmental Groups Ramp-up the Crude-by-Rail Fight in the Courtroom (October 7, 2014)

Voters Will Decide Fate of $7.5 Billion Water Bond (October 7, 2014)

California Gov. Vetoes Controversial Bill for Antibiotics in Livestock (October 2, 2014)

Gov. Jerry Browns Signs Plastic Bag Ban and Gun Bill, Vetoes Three Dozen Others (September 30, 2014)

CALIFORNIA: Current and Former State Leaders Envision Winning a Fight Against the "Dark Shadow" of Fossil Fuels (September 9, 2014) 

PHILLIPS: Another Free Pass for a Far Left Group (September 3, 2014)

El 'Fracking', Bajo Sospecha (September 1, 2014)

Alternative Solutions to California Water Woes (August 31, 2014)

California Lawmakers Pass In-State Gas System Methane Emissions Bill (August 29, 2014)

$7.5 Billion Water Bond Measure Up for Debate (August 28, 2014)

California Senator Hueso: Geothermal Energy Good for Job Creation, Renewable Energy (August 27, 2014)

How California's AB 2188 Originated (August 27, 2014)

Safe Drinking Water, Storage Money in Water Bond (August 25, 2014)

L.A. County Supervisor's Alternate Bullet-Train Route Gaining Traction (August 23, 2014)

Gasland II to Screen Friday (August 21, 2014)

Dams Provide Old-School Remedy (August 21, 2014)

Dams Not the Answer to Long-Term Water Woes (August 19, 2014)

California Lawmakers Consider Incentives Package for Tesla Motors (August 19, 2014)

In Santa Barbara County, Oil Firms and Environmentalists Square Off (August 18, 2014)

Coast is Clear? (August 15, 2014)

Elon Musk Should Refuse California's Offer to Waive Environmental Rules for Tesla (August 14, 2014)

DROUGHT: Calif. Legislature Passes $7.5B Water Bond and Puts It on Nov. Ballot (August 14, 2014)

Lawmakers Put $7.5B Water Bond on Ballot that May or May Not Help Finance Delta Tunnels (August 14, 2014)

California Water Bond Clears Legislature, Brown Signs Off (August 14, 2014)

CA to Waive Environmental Review for Tesla? (August 14, 2014)

Governor Brown's Water Bond Will Be A Referendum of Tunnels (August 13, 2014)

Lawmakers Reach Deal on Water Bond (August 13, 2014)

$7.5Billion Water Bond Heads to State Ballot (August 13, 2014)

Lawmakers Reach Deal on Water Bond (August 13, 2014)

California Still Vying for Tesla's $5B Giga Battery Factory (August 12, 2014)

California May Waive Environmental Rules for Tesla Battery Factory (August 12, 2014)

California Water Bond Still Fluid Despite Looming Deadline UPDATED (August 12, 2014)

Water Bond Deal Gains Support, but GOP Lawmakers are Not on Board (August 12, 2014)

Democratic Leaders Make Public Push for Water Bond (August 12, 2014)

Water Storage Funding Divides Republicans and Democrats (August 12, 2014)

Lawmakers Kick the Water Can Down the Road (August 11, 2014)

Water Bond: Gov. Jerry Brown and Legislative Leaders Float New, $7 Billion Plan (August 11, 2014)

Enviro Coalition Offers $6 Billion Water Bond (August 7, 2014)

California and Mexico Sign Climate Pact (July 29, 2014)

Brown's Business Ties Trouble Environmentalists (July 28, 2014)

Environmental Groups Slam Fresno Lawmaker (July 3, 2014)

Enviro Groups Issue Statement Supporting SB 1096 to Stop Oil Extraction (June 23, 2014)

Cap and Trade Revenue Deal (June 13, 2014)

Big Oil Killed Fracking Ban (June 3, 2014)

California Thirst Shapes Debate Over Fracking (May 14, 2014)

California progressives voice frustration (May 14, 2014)

AB 2145 Threatens Community Choice (May 6, 2014)

Sierra Club CA Pans Paso Robles Water Bill (May 6, 2014)

Big business channels money to moderate Democrats (Apr 27, 2014)

88% in poll agree there is serious water shortage in the state (Apr 16, 2014)

Environmentalists slam Feinstein's drought bill (Apr 15, 2014)

Monterey Shale new source of climate disruption (Apr 12, 2014)

Drought gives boost to anti-fracking movement (Apr 11, 2014)

CA moratorium bill advances as Butte county board passes local ban (Apr 9, 2014)

The Looming Battle Over CEQA  [radio ] (Feb 4, 2013)

New Toxic Chemical Rules Come Under Fire  [radio ] (December 18, 2012)
California Cap and Trade AB32 Goes Ahead Unchanged [radio ] (September 21, 2012)

State tweaks canal plan process (December 20, 2011)
Clean Energy Fund Tax Eliminated (September 12, 2011)

KVPR: Water Bond  [radio ] (March 2, 2010)