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Climate Change Issues and Farming Practices

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…

 

Will Parrish email update

Will Parrish has left the area to focus on more of his great investigative journalism. Here is a bulletin from Will. We wish you continued success where ever you go. Shadowproof, May 18, 2017: The Federal Government Is Trying to…

 

In Napa Valley, Vineyards and Conservationists Battle for the Hills

http://e360.yale.edu/features/in-napa-valley-vineyards-take-a-bigger-bite-out-of-forests-and-biodiversity The steady expansion of vineyards in California’s premier wine-growing region is moving uphill into oak and other woodlands and is adversely affecting fish and wildlife. Other wine areas, from Oregon’s Willamette Valley to Mendoza in Argentina, are facing similar…

 

From our friends at Food & Water Watch

We’ve submitted our remarks, hope you do the same. People power works… Trump & Pruitt Want to CUT Environmental Protections — and They Want YOUR Input Submit Your Comment and Give Them a Piece of Your Mind! This week, Environmental Protection Agency…

 

Wild Diamond Vineyards and Hidden Valley Lake impacts

http://www.record-bee.com/opinion/20170406/letters-to-the-editor-april-7 Wild Diamond and HVL This is in response to Mr. Ron Rose’s rebuttal to my editorial commentary regarding the negative impacts of the Wild Diamond Vineyard which I asserted previously. Yes, Mr. Rose I do not live in Hidden…