Environmental News from our friends at Occupy Sonoma

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2 Sonoma County gas stations among 14 to pay $1.7 million in settlement for environmental violations https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/2-sonoma-county-gas-stations-among-14-to-pay-1-7-million-in-settlement-for/

“The complaint lists 107 alleged violations where the defendants failed to continuously monitor or test underground storage tanks and did not install and maintain leak monitoring and spill containment systems.”

Board of Supervisors prohibits new retail gas stations in unincorporated Sonoma County


BREAKTHROUGH Armstrong Redwoods Reserve made part of nationwide Old-Growth Forest Network https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/armstrong-redwoods-reserve-made-part-of-nationwide-old-growth-forest-networ/

State redwood reserve in Sonoma County one of 16 old growth forests in California part of mapped network of protected forests.”