January 2017 Archives

State clears a hurdle for Roundup warning

Over 84,000 pounds of RoundUp used in Sonoma County vineyards in 2013 alone….. http://democratherald.com/business/california-clears-hurdle-for-cancer-warning-label-on-roundup/article_f7cf9dc3-bf7f-570e-bd08-d7c850073914.html By SCOTT SMITH Associated Press Jan 27, 2017 Updated Jan 27, 2017 Shortly afterward, the most populated U.S. state took its first step in 2015 to…

 

Risky water source by Brenda Adelman

http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/6529483-181/mondays-letters-to-the-editor Risky water source EDITOR: The state’s concern about future water supplies is well-founded. Yet using treated wastewater to augment supplies is risky business (“Water plan to change ‘way of life,’ ” Jan. 2). Historically, the state has allowed treated wastewater…

 

‘Sustainable’ Sonoma wine could fetch $7-a-bottle more, survey says

Can we just stop the greenwashing now? The industry will never be sustainable using copious amounts of chemicals and depleting groundwater resources. We may not be in a drought today but what about next year?   http://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/industrynews/6542237-181/sustainable-sonoma-wine-consumer-sales ‘Sustainable’ Sonoma wine…

 

Glyphosate is now in our children’s vaccines…..

With glyphosate in everyone’s urine, mothers breast milk, wine and now children’s vaccines, maybe we need to ban this universally. Napa is number 1 in childhood cancer rates and Sonoma is tied for number 3. Common denominator is wine grape…