As America’s largest, most powerful grassroots environmental advocacy organization, the Sierra Club will play a definitive role in challenging the influence and power of oil companies and moving America beyond oil. The Delaware Chapter supports this campain by challenging dirty oil projects and subisdies for the oil industry, while promoting clean transportiation options.
As you've probably heard, late Friday the State Department released their final Environmental Impact Statement on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.
THE BASIC FACTS ABOUT THE TPP:
● The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is an expansive trade pact being negotiated between countries in the Pacific Rim, including Australia, Brunei, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, Vietnam, Canada, Mexico and the U.S. Eventually, every Pacific Rim nation may be included.
● Like other trade pacts, the Trans-Pacific Partnership includes provisions related to the environment, labor, agriculture, access to medicines and more.
We'll need as many clean air advocates as possible to submit comments in support of the proposed adoption of the LEV III CA Clean Cars Program and to also urge the Department to do more to protect air quality and climate stability by also adopting the ZEV standards. The Public Comment Period is open until October 8th at 4pm. Email comments to Division of Air Quality at Deanna.firstname.lastname@example.org OR Lisa Vest, hearing officer at email@example.com, With the Subject Line: “Public Comments – 7 DE Admin C 1140”.
July 16, 2013: The Coastal Zone Industrial Control Board hearing of the Delaware City Refinery's crude by rail trainsfer operation air permit was held at the DelTech Terry Campus in Dover. The Delaware City Refinery filed a petition to intervene in the appeal hearing.
The public comment period for the Delaware City Refinery's Title V permit has been extended by 30 days to July 5, 2013 at 4:30 pm. Comments can be mailed to:
On Behalf of the Sierra Club, Delaware Chapter, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a petition with Attorney General Beau Biden in June asking for a review of the DNREC hearing for the Delaware City Refinery's Title V permit renewal.
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