Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

John Zierold: Environmental Lobbyist in California's Capital, 1965-1984

Interviewee(s):
Zierold, John
Interviewer(s):
Lage, Ann
Title:
John Zierold: Environmental Lobbyist in California's Capital, 1965-1984
Abstract:
Planning and Conservation League, founding and lobbying activities, 1965-1970; Sierra Club internal management, Sacramento legislative office, volunteer-staff relations, 1970-1984; lobbying for major environmental legislation, 1965-1984; coastal protection, forest practices, California Environmental Quality Act, energy and water policy, limits on nuclear power, air quality, liquified natural gas terminal; Governors Ronald Reagan, Edmund G. Brown, Jr., and George Deukmejian environmental policies; comments on operation and leadership of California legislature; Sierra Club political endorsements and campaigning.
Subject area(s):
Natural Resources, Land Use, and the Environment
Advocacy and Philanthropy
Interview date(s):
1984
Project:
Sierra Club
Oskicat record:
b10565504
Rights:
Zierold, John. "John Zierold: Environmental Lobbyist in California's Capital, 1965-1984." Interview by Ann Lage in 1984. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1988.