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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…

 

Bad bills in California

Bad bills in California legislature, from people who watch…full wording of proposed bill at bottom. From a contact in CDFW: A number of bills have been introduced in Sac that are extremely troubling for cannabis enforcement. DFW is pretty much…

 

Cal Fire has approved the Revised Dogwood Timber Harvest Plan

http://winewaterwatch.org/2016/05/gualala-logging-plan-monday-may-16th-last-day-for-comments/Petition Update on Dogwood (Gualala Redwoods) Rick and Jeanne Jackson Gualala, CA Apr 1, 2018 — While not a surprise, we were disturbed to learn Cal-Fire approved the revised Dogwood THP. The decision came out this Friday. Guess what? Logging season…

 

Our Federal Science Agencies Are in Mortal Danger

Our Federal Science Agencies Are in Mortal Danger Whether by strategy or ineptitude or both, the Trump administration is starving them of the expertise they need to fulfill their essential functions  Andrew A. Rosenberg, Kathleen Rest Our national political landscape…

 

Why we need to go local on water

“Right now, if an earthquake severed our connection to the L.A. Aqueduct, the State Water Project or the Colorado River Aqueduct, we would quickly be in dire straits. With a local supply portfolio — balanced between recycled water, captured stormwater,…