April 2018 Archives

Interactive cancer maps

Click to access below or cut and paste to use https://statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov/map/map.withimage.php?99&001&001&00&0&01&0&1&5&0#results Ineractive cancer maps now available… Interactive Maps Interactive Maps Data Options Area:— choose area —US by stateUS by countyAlabama countiesAlaska Boroughs and Census AreasArizona countiesArkansas countiesCalifornia countiesColorado countiesConnecticut countiesDelaware…

 

GM Watch

         GM Watch State of California, Center for Food Safety win appeal over listing of glyphosate as probable carcinogen A California Appellate Court has sided with the State of California and Center for Food Safety (CFS) in affirming that Monsanto’s…

 

Tensions heighten over Shasta Dam

The Trump administration is “pretty clearly setting up an attempt to override state law to build this project,” said Doug Obegi, a water lawyer with the Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental group. “It hits the holy trinity of destroying…

 

AB 2545, another bad water bill that needs to be stopped

OPPOSE AB 2545           Department of Fish and Wildlife: lake or streambed alteration agreements: definitions. Would redefine “river” and “stream” to exclude smaller streams (ie Class III streams) from DFW jurisdiction for LSA review and permitting. A recipe for increased impacts…

 

“Sustainable” Sonoma?

Who would you trust to tell the truth, an industry group that sets up their own “certifiers” from the industry they are supposed to be certifying or real third party certifiers that have been professionals for decades? The “Sustainable Sonoma” signs…

 

Dynamic Trio, biodynamic wines

Pesticide Action Network (PAN) has documented that wine grapes use more chemicals than any other California crop (cdpr.ca.gov).  Sonoma County acreage of third party certified organic wines is 2.4%, Napa 9% and Mendocino 23%. Asthma, leukemia, cancer, autism on the…