Health

Toxic Scorecard for politicians from EWG

Environmental Working Group publishes voting scorecard on toxics ahead of November elections. How do your representatives rank? “While the administration is not on the ballot this November, members of Congress who stood by or actively aided and abetted Trump’s corrupt…

 

Pesticide Use on California Farms at Near-Record Levels

Pesticide Use on California Farms at Near-Record Levels   Farmers in California, the nation’s top agricultural state, are applying near-record levels of pesticides despite the rising popularity of organic produce and concerns about the health of farmworkers and rural schoolchildren….

 

We Came, We Planned, We Were Wrong

Pete Parkinson, retired planning director for Sonoma County, just issued a sobering mea culpa ten months after the devastating Northbay wildfires. He lost his own home, as did others in his family, so we can understand why it took him…

 

Disaster Capitalism and Assembly Member Jim Woods

OPINION: Exploiting Environmentalists to Develop Land after the Fire Sep 1, 2018 by Duane Dewitt Share: Conservative environmentalists from the Italian Swiss Colony in Asti of northern Sonoma County along the Russian River may have been the earliest European immigrants…