Pete McCloskey Wins Environmental Hero Award

October 2, 2010

The Sierra Club’s first Environmental Hero Award was presented to Congressman Pete McCloskey on October 2, 2010. The award honors individuals who personify Sierra Club’s mission advocacy for the environment. McCloskey was one of the nation's first environmental lawyers and co-founder of the first Earth Day. McCloskey also co-authored the 1973 Endangered Species Act.