Reclaiming the Sierra

Mercury expert to speak on human health impacts, May 2 in State Capitol

April 21, 2014

Jane Hightower, MD, author of the exposé Diagnosis: Mercury, will be the keynote speaker at an event highlighting the ongoing human health impacts of mercury in California’s environment. Dr. Hightower, a national expert on mercury, will speak about her research into the health impacts of consuming mercury-contaminated fish, with a special focus on the irreversible […]

TSF to Speak at Legislative Briefing on CA Abandoned Mines Next Week!

February 23, 2012

On March 1, 2012 The Sierra Fund CEO Izzy Martin will speak at the first in a series of legislative briefings sponsored by Sierra Club of California and the Protect California Campaign.  The briefing, “Mercury in Our Water: Still Suffering from the “Old” Gold Rush as the “New” Gold Rush Begins” will be held from […]

CEQA Scoping Meetings for Statewide Mercury Policy Scheduled

February 23, 2012

From the State Water Resources Control Board Water Board staff from around the state are working to develop a regulatory program to address mercury contamination in reservoirs in California. Four public scoping meetings have been scheduled around the state for March 2012. At the meetings, State Water Board staff will seek comments from the public […]