Sierra Club: The Planet--1996
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The Planet
September 1996, volume 3, number 7

In This Issue

  • Hounding the Opposition Known as "bird-doggers" for hounding the opposition and flushing out the truth, Sierra Club activists are hitting the campaign trail and homing in on the 104th Congress' most notorious eco-frauds. By Marie Dolcini.
    • Bird-doggin' 101 Try bird-dogging -- following candidates around from one event to another to "set the record straight" on their exaggerated claims. Here are some helpful hints to show you how. By Ann Riley.
  • Seven Candidates Polluters Hate Profiles of seven green candidates running for seats in the House and the Senate.
  • Mining Activists Dig in at Home Mining activists are busy protecting their communities and wild areas from mining pollution. By Marie Dolcini.
  • Alerts Two alerts, the first alerts us to Louisiana-Pacific's plan to extend a monopoly contract for Alaska's Tongass National Forest wood. Stop the clearcuts by getting involved! The second alert is about the efforts by developers to promote mitigation banking and destroy wetlands.
  • Follow Up: Updates on Sierra Club Campaigns A Congressional update on drinking water, nuclear waste transport, and dolphin-safe tuna bills.
  • Club Beat Find out what is going on around the Club in Clubbeat. We are being heard from Maine to California. Also, activist tools available, a conference on forests in Canada and a reminder to run for the National Board of Directors.
  • Torpedo the Dams -- Full Speed Ahead! Two dam victories in Oregon and California. It's about damn time.

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