This article was published on the Sierra Club’s national website on April 15, 2019 and can be found here.
The Sierra Club is widely acknowledged as the most influential grassroots-driven environmental organization in the country—and rightfully so, given its size and scope. At the same time the creative use of outside-the-box thinking has its benefits, and the Club’s Massachusetts Chapter has initiated a novel program that uses this approach to great effect.
This article was published on the Sierra Club’s national websiteon April 2, 2019 and can be found here.
South Florida’s Biscayne aquiferis the primary source of drinking water for more than six million Sunshine State residents. Due to its surface proximity, the aquifer interacts with rainwater and other bodies of water, making it vulnerable to surface contaminants. So it would be really sensible to drill for oil in the Everglades, a recharge zonefor the aquifer, right? Wrong!!