Tag Archives: groundwater depletion

Prop. 3 promises more California water projects.

Prop. 3 promises more California water projects. Too bad so many are the wrong projects By The Sacramento Bee Editorial Board September 24, 2018 05:00 AM The Friant-Kern Canal is sinking as part of the San Joaquin Valley floor collapse because…

 

Pork would rain from water bond

PD supporting this because of wine industry over pumping here? This bill make taxpayers subsidize water over use by big ag. “The Fresno Bee and Santa Rosa Press Democrat are the only major newspapers with a “thumbs up” on Proposition 3, with the latter acknowledging that…

 

Public Opinion on cannabis rules

“Suddenly, their quality of life is being compromised by the hazards of commercial cannabis cultivation: significant loss of property value, crime, noise, glare, traffic, noxious odors, massive water use.” CANNABIS: How Close is Too Close? AN OPEN LETTER TO THE…

 

Water & Wine with Rue, Sierra Club Redwood Needles

“All of us must be protective of all our water sources in order to ensure sustainability for all uses, including what regulators term “beneficial uses,” which is pretty much everything and everyone, since water is essential to life.” Water and…

 

How green is Napa Valley?

Like “Sonoma Sustainable” wine industry does their own version and still uses some highly toxic chemicals…just a marketing ploy to confuse consumers and get higher prices on “sustainable” wines. “But in terms of how vines are grown, Napa Green is…

 

Water and Wine with Rue

Water and Wine with Rue June 26, 2018 Summer is upon us, and as the hills in our region turn from the lush green of spring to the tawny brown dotted with the dark green of oaks, pines and redwoods,…