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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…

 

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…

 

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…

 

Tourism Impacts, locals speak out

Thanks Ken for pointing out the disparity in funding. Add that to the growing list of tourism impacts….is quality of life vs. low wages, seasonal work worth it? Tourism based economies are the first impacted in an economic downturn and…

 

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…