The Shenandoah Group includes the area of Augusta, Clarke, Frederick, Highland, Page, Rockingham, Shenandoah, and Warren counties. (see map)
News and Announcements:
- The Shenandoah Group supports the proposed Sustainability
Manager position for the City of Harrisonburg.
- Check out the real Price
of Carbon in this video from ClimateReality.org
- In this letter to
Senator John Warner our group and others are asking
him to stop supporting the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.
- Virginia Chapter statement on "hydro-fracking"
The Virginia Chapter of the Sierra Club has recently adopted a new position statement on hydraulic fracturing mining for natural gas.
- Find out who is emitting greenhouse gasses in your
neighborhood. Visit the EPA's inventory of greenhouse
gasses from large facilities:
- Green Home
Check out the new Sierra Club Green Home website dedicated to helping you create a more sustainable home environment.
- The Story of
This new short video by Anna Lappé, the first in a new series she's creating to bust the myths of industrial agriculture and tell the real story about the food we eat, debunks the myth that we need industrial agriculture to feed the world.
- The Story of
Every year millions of tons of electronic waste, including computers, phones, and appliances, are produced around the world. Much of this waste contains hazardous chemicals that leak into the environment because of improper disposal and lack of recycling facilities. Much of this waste and contamination could be avoided through proper design and recycling, however. The Story of Electronics explains how the future could be better.