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Sugarcane Burning in Palm Beach County, Miami

A new investigation into the practice of sugarcane burning in Palm Beach County. A…

The Problem of America’s Sugar Cane Growers

Driving west on Florida Route 98 from Palm Beach, the smoke is visible before the…

They’re killing people by doing this

Why students at a school 40 miles from Mar-a-Lago can’t go outside. The simple act…

Sugar field burning plagues poor Florida towns

For residents of the Glades, a string of poor, predominantly African American rural…

Our Solidarity with Black Lives Matter

We, the Stop The Burn Campaign leadership and Sierra Club, believe systemic racism…

“Stop the Burn” Campaign Goes to Brazil

Billowing smoke, falling ash, heavy chemical fertilizer, and pesticide applications…

Poor People’s Campaign in the Glades

On Thursday, April 18, the Florida Poor People's Campaign held a field hearing in…

Fake Billboard for a Fake Claim

“SAFE Communities” is at it again, making false claims that insult the intelligence.…

Counterattack on STOP THE BURN: Big Sugar loses its cool

In February, Sierra Club partnered with local Stop the Burn activists to send a…

Join Our Stop The Burn Campaign

This campaign is about asking the sugar growers to be BETTER NEIGHBORS. It is time…

Good jobs and green harvesting: A match made in heaven

Where are all of these jobs the sugar industry claims are the reason for maintaining…

Gillum/King = bold leadership on “black snow”

Residents living within and around the Everglades Agricultural Area have their…

Sierra Club Belle Glade Office Grand Opening!

On Saturday, August 11, 2018, we celebrated a new and exciting phase of Sierra’s…

Times’ Bill Maxwell on Stop Sugar Field Burning Campaign

This town’s motto is "Her Soil is Her Fortune." The soil, called "muck," is the…

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Thick smoke looms over the Glades most months of the year. In these communities…

Community Workshop Helps Clear the Smoke on Sugarcane Burning

More than 30 residents of Lake Okeechobee’s Glades Communities gathered for the…

Hundreds gather at Summit to take Big Stand against Big Sugar

More than 250 people crowded into a packed ballroom last week to hear experts and…