The familiar look of plastic bags tangled in trees or in bushes, floating in our bays and other waterways, washing up on beaches, or caught in storm drains has become a serious problem of global and local concern. The good news is Representative Deborah Hudson is currently circulating a bill that would help dramatically reduce plastic bag consumption and subsequent pollution in our beautiful coastal state!
Our recent activities in the Delaware Legislature
Here at The Sierra Club we support making Democracy fair and open to all, because in order to win on our important environmental and health issues we need to operate in a system where it's easy and
The Delaware Chapter of the Sierra Club opposes Senate Bill 88. While the Sierra Club obviously supports fully funding our state parks, we have some real concerns about SB 88, which would "authorize and encourage" the Delaware Division of Parks and Recreation "solicit donations, sponsorships and sell advertising" to "help supplement general funds".
The Delaware Chapter of the Sierra Club oposes HB 122, which limits the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental to adopting rules or regulations only if they are
It's time for Delaware to get with the times and disincentive single-use plastic bags.
The Senate Natural Resources and Environmental Control Committee hearing on April 20 brought out the youth voice for wildife protection and the sound management of ecological systems. Numerous Delaware kids spoke out to oppose HB 25, which would list the Gray Fox as a game animal, direct DNREC to establish hunting regulations, and allow for the sale of hides in Del
We submitted the following testimony into the public record at the Senate Natural Resources and Environmental Control Committee for HB 25 Gray Fox on April 20, 2015.
The Delaware Chapter of the Sierra Club opposes HB 25, the listing of the Gray Fox as a game animal in Delaware, the initiation of hunting regulations for the Gray Fox, and the sale and trade of Gray Fox hides in Delaware.
This bill places native wildlife needlessly at risk.