Atlantic Chapter

Sierra Club Atlantic is a vibrant grassroots organization that empowers people to protect, restore, and enjoy a healthy safe planet. We are your chapter of Canada’s only national grassroots environmental organization, working to bring your community’s concerns to the attention of regional and national leaders. Together, we are a credible, influential voice, working to make a better world a reality.

What are we up to?

The Atlantic Chapter works through education and action to green the economy and protect the environment. We engage in projects designed to connect children to nature, protect wildlife and wild spaces, and to offer solutions to climate change.

Letter to NL Public Utility Board Regarding Investing in Holyrood Power Plant, Newfoundland

Publication Date: 
April 27, 2014

We call on the Public Utility Board to consider investing in greener energy sources like renewable energy and energy efficiency, rather than increasing our investment in the oil-fired Holyrood Power Plant. NL Power proposed a $120 million investment in an oil-powered 100 MW turbine for the plant.

 

 

 

 

Letter Requesting that Human Impacts on Oceans be Included in Assessing Ecologically Significant Habitats

Publication Date: 
November 11, 2012

Sierra Club Atlantic's Dr. Fred Winsor is participating in consultations to identify areas that are important in terms of their contribution to biodiveristy, uniqueness, and productivity off Newfoundland and Labrador (what the Department of Fisheries and Oceans referes to as "Ecologically and Biologically Significant Areas" or EBSAs).

Safety and security measures to be imposed on nuclear companies and operators in light of 2011 events at Fukushima Daiichi

Publication Date: 
July 23, 2012

 

Letter written by Sierra Club Atlantic Members, Larry Lack and Lee Ann Ward, to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) in response to inadequate assessment of earthquake risk to Point Lepreau Nuclear Power Plant.