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Canyon Echoes- Get Your Petitions!

21 Feb 08:01 | U.S. News

"Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others." ~ Booker T. Washington

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Three stories why we must keep the Clean Power Plan

20 Feb 17:57 | U.S. News

Dear [[FIRST NAME]],

The Clean Power Plan would prevent 90,000 asthma attacks and 3,600 premature deaths per year.[1] But Trump's EPA head Scott Pruitt is replacing this important climate action with a do-nothing plan that lets polluters off the hook. Replacing the Clean Power Plan is a double whammy for our communities: It will result in increased rates of respiratory illness and premature death while worsening climate change.

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Don't Buy Trump's Dirty Fuels

20 Feb 05:28 | U.S. News

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Don't Buy Trump's Dirty Fuels

20 Feb 05:28 | U.S. News

The Sierra Club Insider

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Don't Buy Trump's Dirty Fuels

20 Feb 05:28 | U.S. News

The Sierra Club Insider

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Don't Buy Trump's Dirty Fuels

20 Feb 05:28 | U.S. News

The Sierra Club Insider

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Take Action: Stop Trump’s dirty budget

14 Feb 14:27 | U.S. News

Tell Congress to protect your community from Trump’s dirty budget. read more »

Money only buys happiness for a certain amount

13 Feb 17:21 | U.S. News

There is an optimal point to how much money it takes to make an individual happy, and that amount varies worldwide, according to research from Purdue University.read more »

Canyon Echoes- February Actions!

12 Feb 18:15 | U.S. News

"Nature is not a place to visit. It is home." ~ Gary Snyder

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Obesity drives US health care costs up by 29 percent, varies by state

12 Feb 17:07 | U.S. News

The prevalence of obesity has risen dramatically in the U.S., but there has been little information about the economic impact of this trend for individual states.read more »

Capitol Voice Bulletin Feb 2018

11 Feb 12:02 | U.S. News

One or Two? An Update on the Delta Tunnel(s)

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Heroin's Use Rising, Costing Society More Than $51 Billion

9 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

Heroin use in the United States was estimated to cost society more than $51 billion in 2015, according to new research at the University of Illinois at Chicago.read more »

Resist Trump's efforts to rollback California's monuments

8 Jun 2017 | SciTech

Take Action with the Sierra Club These lands were protected thanks to the work of activists like you. Now we need to stand up for our public lands once again.read more »

Millennials The Most Resolute Homebuyers In Current Economic Environment

8 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

Millennials all over the country are flocking to purchase new homes, especially single family homes, according to recent research from TD Bank.read more »

HUD Approves Agreement Between Nevada Fair Housing Group and Landlords to Resolve Complaints of Housing Discrimination

7 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today an agreement between a Nevada fair housing organization and the owner and manager of four apartment complexes in Reno, Nevada. The agreement settles allegations of housing discrimination against prospective tenants with disabilities who require assistance animals.read more »

LeadCare Testing Systems (with Blood Obtained from a Vein) by Magellan Diagnostics: FDA Safety Communication - Risk of Inaccurate Results

6 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

UPDATED 06/06/2017. Class I Recall expanded. Falsely lower test results may lead to improper patient management and treatment for lead exposure or poisoning.read more »

Mayor Blakespear Deserves a Thank You

5 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

Hello Encinitas Sierra Club members and supporters,

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Join Global Running Day with Team Sierra

4 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

Team Sierra

Dear Peter,

June 7 marks Global Running Day, and so far, around 700,000 people have pledged to run in 161 countries! The day is about celebrating the joys of running and physical activity -- be the 1 to challenge 5 people to get outdoors for a fun run to benefit our planet!

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It's been 24 hours

2 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

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Trump's out of Paris, but we're not!

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A shameful mistake of historic proportions.

1 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

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URGENT: Protect Our Water from Big Oil TODAY!

1 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

Dear Eric,

Assemblymember Monique Limon almost won a huge victory in the fight against oil. She came within one vote of passing Assembly Bill 1328 last night.

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June 2017 Southern Sierran

1 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

Southern Sierran Newsletter of the Sierra Club Angeles Chapter June 2017

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HUD Kicks Off National Homeownership Month

1 Jun 2017 | U.S. News

WASHINGTON - The Trump Administration proclaimed June as National Homeownership Month, a time to reflect upon the impact owning a home has on household wealth, neighborhood stability and the nation's broader economic health. The theme of National Homeownership Month 2017 is "Find Your Place in a New Era of Homeownership."read more »

Paris

31 May 2017 | SciTech

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BREAKING on Paris Climate Deal: Trump's out.

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Just 45,628 Days Ago

31 May 2017 | U.S. News

The Sierra Club Insider

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Just 45,628 Days Ago

31 May 2017 | World

The Sierra Club Insider

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SpF PLUS-Mini and SpF XL IIB Implantable Spinal Fusion Stimulators by Zimmer Biomet: Class I Recall - Potential for Harmful Chemicals

30 May 2017 | U.S. News

Higher than allowed levels of harmful chemicals may cause chronic infections, long-term hospitalization due to additional surgical procedures, paralysis, and death. Posted 05/30/2017read more »

Donate your vehicle to help defend climate and clean energy progress

30 May 2017 | U.S. News

Sierra Club: Use Choice For Change

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Mibela 24 Fe Chewable Tablets by Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc.: Recall - Out of Sequence Tablets and Missing Expiry/Lot Information

29 May 2017 | U.S. News

Oral contraceptive tablets that are taken out of sequence may place the user at risk for contraceptive failure and unintended pregnancy.read more »

See (and Hike) the World with the Angeles Chapter

29 May 2017 | U.S. News

[Denali National Park and Airplane, photo by Donna Specht]

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You don't turn 125 every day!

28 May 2017 | SciTech

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HELP: Urge Your Assemblymember to Pass the Buy Clean California Act

26 May 2017 | U.S. News

Dear Eric,

The Buy Clean Act, Assembly Bill 262, is coming to the Assembly floor for a vote and it needs your help.

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Brilinta (ticagrelor) 90 mg tablets, 8-count Physician Sample Bottles: Recall of Lot # JB5047 - Due to Report of Another Medicine in One Bottle

26 May 2017 | U.S. News

Unintentional dosing with Zurampic has the potential to lead to adverse renal effects including acute renal failure.read more »

Caverflo Natural Herbal Coffee: Recall - Presence of Undeclared Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients

26 May 2017 | U.S. News

Presence of sildenafil and tadalafil may interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs, such as nitroglycerin, and may lower blood pressure to dangerous levels.read more »

This is what we're doing:

26 May 2017 | U.S. News

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Trump's budget looks bleak for the environment:

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This is what we're doing:

26 May 2017 | U.S. News

Take Action with the Sierra Club

Trump's budget looks bleak for the environment:

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ACTION ALERT - Congressman Issa Town Hall Meeting

25 May 2017 | U.S. News

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LeadCare Testing Systems (with Blood Obtained from a Vein) by Magellan Diagnostics: FDA Safety Communication - Risk of Inaccurate Results

25 May 2017 | U.S. News

UPDATED 05/25/2017. Class I recall issued for LeadCare Plus and Ultra Testing Systems. Falsely lower test results may lead to improper patient management and treatment for lead exposure or poisoning.read more »

Facebook Introduces Personal Fundraisers

25 May 2017 | U.S. News

Facebook is giving people another way to mobilize around causes they care about by introducing personal fundraisers to everyone over 18 in the US.read more »

Al-Er-G Capsules by MusclMasster: Recall - Contains Banned Substance Ephedra

25 May 2017 | U.S. News

Dietary supplements containing ephedrine alkaloids pose a risk of serious adverse events, including heart attack, stroke, and death.read more »

This is not a joke.

24 May 2017 | U.S. News

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Devastating budget cuts confirmed. Don't let our future look like this:

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HeartMate II LVAS Pocket System Controller by Abbott-Thoratec: Class I Recall - Due to Risk of Patient Injury and/or Death during Backup Controller Exchange

23 May 2017 | U.S. News

A slow or improper driveline changeover places certain patients at risk of serious injury or death.read more »

Trump Administration Proposes 2018 HUD Budget

23 May 2017 | U.S. News

WASHINGTON - The Trump Administration today announced the proposed 2018 Budget for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Budget reflects the President's commitment to support HUD's critical functions that provide rental assistance to low-income and vulnerable households and to help work-eligible families achieve self-sufficiency.read more »

HUD and Census Bureau Report New Residential Sales in April 2017

23 May 2017 | U.S. News

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau today jointly announced the following new residential sales statistics for April 2017.read more »

Tri-Ton by Dynamic Technical Formulations, LLC: Recall - Contains Andarine and Ostarine Drug Ingredients

22 May 2017 | U.S. News

Use or consumption of products containing SARMs and anabolic steroid-like substances may cause acute liver injury, which is known to be a possible harmful effect of using steroid containing products.read more »

V60 Non-invasive Ventilator by Respironics: Class I Recall - Unexpected Device Shut Down

22 May 2017 | U.S. News

Unexpected stop in ventilation therapy may cause serious adverse health consequences, including death.read more »

Who's your 5?

22 May 2017 | U.S. News

Team Sierra

Dear Deanne,

It's the Sierra Club's 125th Anniversary, and for 21 years, you've been by our side as a loyal supporter!

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Gadolinium-based Contrast Agents for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI): Drug Safety Communication - No Harmful Effects Identified With Brain Retention

22 May 2017 | U.S. News

Health care professionals should continue to limit GBCA use to circumstances in which additional information provided by the contrast agent is necessary, and assess the necessity of repetitive MRIs with GBCAs.read more »

The Drought May be Ended

21 May 2017 | U.S. News

Dear Eric,

The drought may be ended but our work to conserve California's water continues.

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Environmental Equity Summit hosted by Hip Hop for Change

19 May 2017 | U.S. News

Dear Robert,

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