- 104th Congress begins. GOP leaders translate the Contract With America into legislation.
Sierra Club develops plan to expose Contract as a War on the Environment and a
"Polluter's Bill of Rights."
- Club rebuilds Activist Network. Media starts portraying the Contract as
- Club kicks off Environmental Bill of Rights mobilization, declaring that every American
has the right to a safe and healthy environment.
- Earth Day 1995: Celebration or Wake?
- Club Launches Drive to "Save our Summer." U.S. Faces Hottest Season on Record.
- Clinton's first veto dissolves into 1995's most bitter disappointment [signing
recessions bill with salvage logging rider].
- Signs of Hope: The media steps up coverage of the War on the Environment; Clinton makes
- Nationwide, Club members rally for clean water, endangered species and wild places.
- Club honors outstanding volunteers and kicks off a new grassroots organizing plan.
- Citizen outrage prompts GOP leaders to try "greenwashing" their public image.
- Veni, Vici, Veto: Clinton wields veto pen as Club delivers more than 1 million
signatures on the EBR [Environmental Bill of Rights] to Congress.
- Club calls for eco-votes to continue; gears up to green Congress in 1996.
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