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CONGAS Update: CLIMATE ACTIVISTS FILE CEQA LAWSUIT AGAINST CITY OF NOVATO

For Immediate Release May 7, 2021 CONTACT: Susan Stompe (415) 897-1610, Patricia Ravitz 415-328-1703 CLIMATE ACTIVISTS FILE CEQA LAWSUIT AGAINST CITY OF NOVATO As the world deals with ongoing issues of climate change, a coalition of concerned residents is challenging the City of Novato’s approval of a Costco mega-gas station. NOVATO, CA – No New …

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LA TIMES: Solar panels on California’s canals could save water and help fight climate change

“……a 700-mile system of aqueducts, reservoirs and pumping plants that mostly moves water from the state’s wetter northern reaches to its drier south, and which is California’s single largest electricity user — has a goal of 75% climate-friendly power by 2030. That’s up from 65% currently, much of it hydropower generated at the agency’s dams.” …

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Fire Season, evacuation maps and programs for home owners

Sonoma County releases evacuation zone maps for unincorporated areas The County of Sonoma has released official evacuation zone maps designed to help residents be ready for an emergency that may require them to evacuate their homes, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office announced today. Energy and Sustainability Division Summer Workshop Series The County of Sonoma, Energy …

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California is not in drought. The current climate is the norm.

Supervisors: we need a moratorium on new vineyards and cannabis….stop burying your heads in the sand. Editorial: There is no drought An aerial view of Paradise after the 2018 Camp Fire that burned more than 7,000 structures. (Los Angeles Times) If ‘drought’ means a period of dry years followed by a return to the norm, California …

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Public Nails It! Supervisors out of touch….

Water conservation EDITOR: Let’s build new housing developments smothering our Earth (not referring to rebuilds because of fires). Let’s approve new vineyards stripping our hills and fields. Let’s approve cannabis grows doing the same with much more water use than vineyards. Let’s keep golf courses green. And then let’s advise residential users to conserve water. …

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