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Oregon Ecosystem Files Lawsuit to Defend Its Rights

Posted By: oregoncoastdailynews July 26, 2017 Information provided by Lincoln County Community Rights: This afternoon the Siletz River Ecosystem filed a motion to intervene in the lawsuit Rex Capri and Wakefield Farms, LLC v. Dana W. Jenkins and Lincoln County,…

 

Judge Rules Climate Action 2020 Plan Violates CEQA

Sonoma County Superior Court Judge Nancy Case Shaffer in Santa Rosa has ruled in favor of local Sonoma Valley attorney Jerry Bernhaut’s lawsuit challenging Sonoma County’s Climate Action 2020 Plan. A lawyer with River Watch, a Sonoma County firm active…

 

Community Separators Put to the test

It’s the old “bait and switch” that the binge tourism-big wine regularly practice, ask for more than they want and “settle” for their original intention. 81% of voters wanted green spaces in Community Separators initiative, we need less tourism not more….

 

5 Officials Charged with Involuntary manslaughter in Flint Water Crisis….what about pesticides and other carcinogens?

From our friends at Mother Jones: http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2017/06/flint-water-crisis-involuntary-manslaughter/ 5 Officials Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter in Flint Water Crisis Michigan attorney general files the most serious charges yet against current and former government officials in Flint case. Nathalie BaptisteJun. 14, 2017 1:38…

 

Lincoln County, OR, Adopts First-in-Nation Ban of Aerial Pesticide Spray

https://celdf.org/2017/05/press-release-lincoln-county-adopts-first-nation-ban-aerial-pesticide-spray/ Press Release: Lincoln County, OR, Adopts First-in-Nation Ban of Aerial Pesticide Spray May 31, 2017 First-in-state to elevate community rights over corporate “rights” and recognize rights of nature OREGON: The election results from Lincoln County, OR, are in: Lincoln…

 

California Members of Congress Seek to Eviscerate State Water & Environmental Laws

The Public Trust Doctrine is under attack. http://legal-planet.org/2017/06/10/california-members-of-congress-seek-to-eviscerate-state-water-environmental-laws/ California Members of Congress Seek to Eviscerate State Water & Environmental Laws H.R. 23 Would Preempt California State Water Law & Supersede Federal, State Environmental Statutes Quite understandably, the attention of the…

 

Berryessa Snow Mountain national monument on Trump’s hit list

Please show your support by taking action. Comments may be submitted online or by mail to Monument Review, MS-1530, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240.   http://www.sierraclub.org/redwood/blog/2017/05/berryessa-snow-mountain-national-monument-trump-s-hit-list Berryessa Snow Mountain national monument on Trump’s…

 

CALLING ALL SONOMA COUNTY CLIMATE CHANGE ACTIVISTS

CALLING ALL SONOMA COUNTY CLIMATE CHANGE ACTIVISTS for a SONOMA COUNTY CLIMATE CHANGE ACTIVISTS SUMMIT Organized by Occupy Sonoma County Co-sponsored by 350Sonoma Monday, July 31, 6-9 PM Peace & Justice Center 467 Sebastopol Ave. Santa Rosa 95401 Potluck at…