Palos Verdes-South Bay Sierra Club

Category: Environmental damage


California Brown Pelican: Mysterious Deaths Despite DDT Ban

The continuing saga of the California brown pelican. Photo: Beverly Gates

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California Fires: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Some conifers need fire to propagate, but climate change makes fires too frequent and destructive.

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Safeguarding White Sage

Unfortunately, most of the white sage being sold is poached from the wild and local populations are being decimated.

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My Walk among the Giants

California’s redwoods are in trouble; Save the Redwoods League strives to help.

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The Big Stink in Carson

People suffered headaches, difficulty breathing, nausea and vomiting. What caused the big stink?

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Let’s Get Together:

Local communities gained a say in decisions that affect air pollution in the harbor area with the passage of AB617.

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What Lies Beneath

Decades of legal and illegal dumping off the Palos Verdes coast have left a toxic legacy.

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Virtual Social Hour: International Bird Rescue, July 25th

The oily bird gets the care.

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CALL FOR ANGELES CHAPTER EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE CANDIDATES 

The Sierra Club Angeles Chapter is looking for members to run for the chapter Executive Committee.

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Lies Cost Lives

Millions living in the vicinity of two South Bay refineries are at risk from massive amounts of highly toxic hydrogen fluoride.

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“A Great Weight is Lifted” By Cheryl Frick

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Garbage In, Global Warming Out: Can We Disrupt the Flow?

L.A. County has taken a step toward reducing the greenhouse gas given off by food waste by processing to generate electricity, but the problem is far from solved.

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State allows power plants to continue harmful cooling method

By Melanie Cohen, Environmental Co-Chair In 2010, after decades of complaints from environmentalists, California water regulators ordered 19 coastal power plants to phase out a cooling process that is blamed for killing billions of marine organisms every year. In “once-through…

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Links of Interest

The Forest Committee of Sierra Club’s Angeles Chapter launches a series of programs on wildfire Annals of a warming planet: The West Coast wildfires are Apocalypse, Again. The New Yorker Severe burn damage from California wildfires seen from space. Live…

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