Health

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…

 

Netherlands Bans Monsanto’s Cancer Causing Roundup to Protect Citizens From Carcinogenic Glyphosate

More trouble for Monsanto…. Why is this toxin still allowed anywhere? Over 84,000 pounds spread in 2013 in Sonoma County vineyards. 50,000 pounds in Napa! https://www.organicconsumers.org/news/netherlands-bans-monsantos-cancer-causing-roundup-protect-citizens-carcinogenic-glyphosate July 13, 2017 AWD News In the Netherlands, people who have been spraying their…

 

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…

 

Monsanto’s Mess-Four Signs Consumers Are Winning

Keep up the pressure!   https://www.organicconsumers.org/blog/monsanto%E2%80%99s-mess%E2%80%94four-signs-consumers-are-winning Monsanto’s Mess—Four Signs Consumers Are Winning When the colours turn grey and the lights all fade To black again We’re in over our heads But somehow we make it back again – lyrics from…

 

Alternatives to Roundup

The following are 2 recipes that are good alternatives to glyphosate. They are cheaper and may require spraying twice but aren’t destroying your health or that of the environment. Please tell us about your experiences and if you have other…

 

Use of chemicals confirmed at strawberry stand

The community has believed for years that the wonderful strawberries from Lao’s on Hwy. 12 between Sebastopol and Santa Rosa did not use pesticides. A recent article by Sonoma West Times & News has found out otherwise. Lao has been…

 

California allowed to label Roundup as carcinogen

Public health before profits? Alternative to glyphosate: one gallon vinegar, 2 cups Epsom salts, 1/4 cup dawn dish soap. Some people like organe oil as part of the recipe. Court Rules Against Monsanto, Allows California To Put Cancer Warning On Roundup…

 

Napa County wineries face more permit scrutiny

About time, neighbors have been calling in for years documenting violations with little or no action…..now can they stop the deforestation, chemical pollution, traffic problems and water mining?   http://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/northbay/napacounty/6997059-181/napa-county-wineries-face-more?utm_source=Boomtrain&utm_medium=manual&utm_campaign=20170105&artslide=0 Napa County wineries face more permit scrutiny GARY QUACKENBUSH FOR NORTH…

 

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…

 

Monsanto Tribunal in the Hague

It’s official, the Monsanto Tribunal declared that Monsanto is guilty of negatively impacting a healthy environment and the right to health as a basic human right.   On Tuesday April 18th the five international judges of the Monsanto Tribunal presented their legal…