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The Planet
November 1996, volume 3, number 8

In This Issue

Sierra Club Endorses Bill Clinton for President

Bill Clinton has won the Sierra Club's endorsement for a second term as president.

Monumental Victory in Utah

President declares Grand Staircase-Escalalante National Monument and protects 1.7 million acres of southern Utah canyon lands. By Marie Dolcini.

Sierra Club Honors Dr. Edgar Wayburn

Sierra Club honors 50 year volunteer Dr. Edgar Wayburn at Annual Dinner. Included are two excerpts from his oral history.

A Fond Farewell

The Sierra Club says goodbye to Centennial Campaign Director Bill Meadows who will become the next president of the Wilderness Society.


  • Save the Swamp -- Block the Mine.
  • Utahns Nervous Over Nerve-Gas Burn Plant. Save the Okefenokee Swamp by blocking a proposed mine by Du Pont that could spill titanium oxide into the National Wildlife Refuge. Utahns need help halting a chemical weapons incinerator.

    Follow Up: Updates on Sierra Club Campaigns

    • Antarctica Activists Cheer Treaty
    • Club Keeps Pressure on Shell, Nigeria as the one year anniversary of the death of Ken Saro-Wiwa.

    Club Beat

    Beyond the Last Stand: Latest Agreement "Holds Headwaters Hostage"

    The battle is far from over for the world's last privately held ancient redwood forest.

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