For Immediate Release
Sierra Club Statement on Nomination of Merrick Garland to Supreme Court
WASHINGTON - Today, President Obama will nominate Merrick Garland to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court.
The Sierra Club is the oldest and largest grassroots environmental organization in the United States. It was founded on May 28, 1892 in San Francisco, California by the well-known conservationist and preservationist John Muir, who became its first president. The Sierra Club has hundreds of thousands of members in chapters located throughout the US, and is affiliated with Sierra Club Canada.