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THIS JUST IN … CALIFORNIA COASTKEEPER ALLIANCE LAWSUIT CHALLENGES THE COUNTY OF SONOMA TO PROTECT PUBLIC TRUST RESOURCES

As well companies are on overtime to dig new wells for wine and residents truck in water…..“California Coastkeeper Alliance’s lawsuit aims to protect Russian River public trust resources by requiring the County of Sonoma to comply with its nondiscretionary duties as an administrator of the public trust when issuing new water well construction permits for …

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Killing the planet for profit: State Court Ruling Called ‘Big Step’ Toward Holding ExxonMobil Accountable

State Court Ruling Called ‘Big Step’ Toward Holding ExxonMobil Accountable Climate activists protest on the first day of the ExxonMobil trial outside the New York State Supreme Court building on October 22, 2019 in New York City. (Photo: Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images) “By clearing this hurdle, the people of Massachusetts are now one step …

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Leaked IPCC Draft Climate Report ‘Reads Like a 4,000-Page Indictment’ of Humanity’s Failure

COMMON DREAMS: Leaked IPCC Draft Climate Report ‘Reads Like a 4,000-Page Indictment’ of Humanity’s Failure In an aerial view, trees burned by a recent wildfire line the steep banks of Lake Oroville on June 1, 2021 in Oroville, California. As severe drought takes hold in California, firefighters are on high alert with risk of wildfire …

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Russian Riverkeepers: Uncharted Waters for the River This Summer

DITCH YOUR LAWNS! Vineyards are bad neighbors… Russian Riverkeepers: Uncharted Waters for the River This Summer This past Sunday, while out on the River, we observed the clearest waters we can remember seeing in over 50 years. With 25+ feet of visibility, we could see the bottom of some of the deepest pools—from Geyserville to …

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After The Grapes Are Gone by David Keller,

Newly planted vineyards (Bodega Highway) are being ripped out due to no water. Time to dry farm grapes or leave…..  After the grapes are gone By DAVID KELLER September 2015 PD Article Link Our succession of boom crops in Sonoma County provides an interesting history — and a cautionary tale. The county’s world-class wine grapes …

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