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PD letter to the editor: Pesticide Risks

Pesticide risks EDITOR: Thanks for your coverage of groundwater in Sonoma County and providing a general description of groundwater quantity, including areas of depletion because of excessive pumping by vineyards and other uses. Another important water-quality topic is pesticide occurrence…

 

Pebble Mine, it’s back……

When Lisa Murkowski, R, Alaska refused to vote for the repeal of Obamacare, Secretary of the Interior Zinke did tell her there would be consequences. Now the Secretary is pushing to open Bristol Bay to the world’s top polluters threatening the…

 

House Farm Bill Defeated

Thanks to everyone for taking action to stop this egregious bill. It takes a village! “As it stood, H.R. 2 would have gone down in history as the most anti-family farm and anti-environment farm bill of all time. The bill sought…

 

Sierra Club: Stop Clearcutting California

A Great Day In Sacramento April 12! By Penny Sarvis “I was inspired by the experience of meeting our representatives and elated with having been a part of such a knowledgeable and passionate group of activists.” On Thursday, April 12,…

 

Napa’s Measure C

Driving to Napa last weekend, we noticed all the No on C signs were on vineyards. Having big money to propagandize this well written measure by means of out right false narratives, despite the court ruling, is a sign that facts…

 

Groups say no to bad Farm Bill HR2

HR2, deemed the worst farm bill by any standards has more groups calling foul. It is to be voted on next week but was pulled before due to the corporate give away, water & pesticide pollution issues, food stamps and…

 

Vacation Rentals

Earth to Sonoma County Supervisors: we have a negative vacancy rate, people living in trailers waiting for housing, and you are touting 30,000 new homes to be built while allowing vacation rentals to take even more chances for housing from our…