Monday, November 1, 2010

Sierra Club Florida in the News - Week of October 25-31


SIERRA CLUB FUNDS AD ATTACKING WEST OVER DRILLING AND CHOOSING KLEIN

Palm Beach Post - John Lantigua  October 25, 2010
The Sierra Club has pumped $800, 000 into last minute television ads for three Democratic Party Congressional ...



An elevated, automatic light rail system in Taipei, Taiwan.FEDS OFFER $800M MORE FOR RAIL PLAN

Daytona Beach News-Journal
Dinah Voyles Pulver - October 26, 2010
The Florida chapter of the Sierra Club also heralded the announcement Monday, saying the rail network would be a win for the state's economy and its ...


Agriculture commissioner candidate 

Putnam fought to block 

water quality rules 

The Florida Independent - Virginia Chamlee 
October 27, 2010‎
The Sierra Club, an agency instrumental in leading to the implmentation of the standards, recently endorsed Maddox as its choice for agriculture ...


Orlando Sentinel · 10/27/2010Cecilia Height, chairwoman of the political committee for Sierra Club of Florida, said Scott would be working with a far more conservative-leaning Legislature than Bush had. House Speaker-designate 


Mosaic, environmentalists agree to 

limited mining 

Bizjournals.com - Margie Manning - ‎October 28, 2010

  Sierra Club Florida and other environmental groups brought a lawsuit in federal district court     contesting the US Army Corps of Engineers' issuance of a ...

Fernandina Beach News Leader

County adopts 2030 plan
 

Fernandina Beach News-Leader - Ryan Smith 
October ‎28, 2010‎
Robert Weintraub of the Sierra Club, however, said that although the plan showed improvement from earlier drafts, more steps could be taken. ...

Orlando Sentinel - October 29, 2010
John Henderson, co-chairman of the Central Florida chapter of the Sierra Club, said he wouldn't choose bio-cremation because it uses chemicals, heat, gallons of water and you end up in a container. "I'm leaning personally more toward the green burial, so …


Hopefuls run to end funding for 

Dust Bowl-era conservation districts 

Tbo.com - Christian M. Wade - ‎October 29, 2010‎
"They don't do much in the way of conservation," said Mariella Smith, of the Tampa Bay Sierra Club. "I honestly don't think ...