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Climate Change Issues and Farming Practices

Domestic Terrorism: Right-Wing Think Tank’s Climate ‘Battle Plan’ Wages ‘War Against Our Children’s Future’

Right-Wing Think Tank’s Climate ‘Battle Plan’ Wages ‘War Against Our Children’s Future’ The Heritage Foundation’s Mandate for Leadership would serve as a policy blueprint for the first 180 days if Trump—or another Republican—were to gain control of the White House in January 2025. OLIVIA ROSANE Jul 26, 2023 Close down the Department of Energy’s renewable …

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Climate Change Impacts: Chance to Weigh In On Desalination

Public Comment Opportunity Draft Seawater Desalination Siting & Streamlining Report to Expedite Permitting The State Water Resources Control Board is accepting written public comment on the Draft Seawater Desalination Siting and Streamlining Report to Expedite Permitting (Draft Report) that was developed by a Seawater Desalination Interagency Group in response to direction in California’s Water Supply Strategy: Adapting to …

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Reminder: County wants input on Tree Ordinance

Permit Sonoma Tree Protection Survey Editor note: Survey does not have “no project” option as alternate to native tree removal. Trees play a critical role to our environment and our health. Permit Sonoma working to write a new tree protection ordinance that balances tree protection and other considerations, and we want your feedback. Your survey feedback will ensure …

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PAN: Pesticides And Climate Change: A Vicious Cycle

Pesticide Action Group: Pesticides And Climate Change: A Vicious Cycle Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity today. Scientific evidence indicates that pesticides contribute significantly to greenhouse gas emissions while also making our agricultural systems more vulnerable to the effects of climate change. However, the reduction of synthetic pesticide use has been …

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Friends of Felta Creek Update on Hearing

UPDATE: Quick afternoon update to end your week on a high note. We have just returned from the Regional Water Quality Control Board meeting. Ken Bareilles was charged with violations and fines totaling $250,891 for discharging sediment into Felta Creek  and adjoining waterways. All as a result of negligent timber harvest practices. After presentations by …

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