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Appeals on Walt Ranch vineyard project in Napa County denied

Once again money trumps health, welfare and safety of the citizens. Napa Board of Supervisors: your job is to protect the Public Trust.   Napa Co. denies Walt Ranch vineyard appeals http://click1.email.pdlist.com/ahthgrbdgyknmdrcnycvtnspbtnghscvkcrvpmtkkkbmt_espydzh.html CYNTHIA SWEENEY NORTH BAY BUSINESS JOURNAL | December 6, 2016, 1:23PM Appeals to a controversial vineyard project proposed by the owners of Hall

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Asphalt plant request sent back

The project, approved by the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors by a 3-2 vote in 2010, has attracted resistance at seemingly every milestone. Bird habitat, children, park, the Petaluma RIver and the gateway to Sonoma County next to an asphalt plant? How can this be a good thing? Thank you Friends of Shollenberger Park for doing the right

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Choked Valley by Donald Williams

Napa County (population 142,000) is a rural relief valve for the Bay Area’s 7.5 million urban residents, but its burgeoning wine and tourist industry is overwhelming the area’s limited natural resources. Residents increasingly object to the county’s seemingly endless commercialization. The plan to develop Walt Ranch in the hills above Napa is just one more

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ALERT: Groundwater Sustainability Act (GSA) sample letters and concerns

If you want to have a say or in the minimum be represented for water use in your county for generations to come, be aware that all county’s in the state are organizing the mandated GSA panels (June 30, 2017 deadline) that will over see water use into the far future, all water extractions, fees, projects and

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