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Sierra Club

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Sierra Club
MottoExplore, enjoy, and protect the planet.
FormationMay 28, 1892; 132 years ago (1892-05-28)
FounderJohn Muir
TypeSocial welfare organization
Legal status501(c)(4) organization
PurposeTo explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the earth, practice & promote responsible use of the earth's ecosystems & resources, educate & enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural & human environment, use all lawful means to carry out these objectives.
Headquarters2101 Webster St. Suite 1300
over 750,000 nationally (self-reported)[1]
Acting Exec. Dir.
Dan Chu
Ramón Cruz
AffiliationsSierra Club Foundation, Sierra Student Coalition, Sierra Club Books, Sierra Club Canada
$97,891,373 (2013)[2]
Approximately 600

Sierra Club is an environmentalist organization with Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth among others.

References[change | change source]

  1. Sierra Club vs US EPA, Complaint filed October 19, 2017 in case 1:17-cv-02174 (United States District Court for the District of Columbia).
  2. "IRS Form 990 2013" (PDF). Internal Revenue Service. Retrieved 1 May 2015.

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