Coastal Issues

Protecting the assault of our pristine coastal areas from oil/gas, real estate developers and winery expansion.

Monday, July 26 at 1:00 pm: Local Coastal Plan Update: Revised Public Review Plan and Planning Commission Hearing

Please pay attention to the language. Many groups worked on comments close to a year to make this a better plan. The draft has major loopholes and “weasel” words that allow many different definitions allowing investors and wine industry latitude. Example: tasting rooms moved into ag processing for easier approval, protected areas greatly diminished. If …

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Monday, July 26 at 1:00 pm: Local Coastal Plan Update: Revised Public Review Plan and Planning Commission Hearing

Please pay attention to the language. Many groups worked on comments close to a year to make this a better plan. The draft has major loopholes and “weasel” words that allow many different definitions allowing investors and wine industry latitude. Example: tasting rooms moved into ag processing for easier approval, protected areas greatly diminished. If …

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Love our coast: 16 years of Bodega highlights

“Join us for A Sense of Place – Jackie Sones of UC Davis’s Bodega Marine Reserve shares 16 years of photographic highlights to celebrate Bodega’ Heads natural history – inviting us to explore myriad ways of connecting with the landscapes and seascapes that surround us while developing a genuine sense of place.” Register here. https://bit.ly/3xdHUhR  

State approves Malibu’s pesticide ban

“A staff report to the commission notes that 16 commercial vineyards would fall within the ban.”  State approves Malibu’s pesticide ban Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights.Sunday, May 16, 2021 CLICK ON LINK FOR FULL STORY KEYWORDS  ANTICOAGULANT PROHIBITIONS   CALIFORNIA COASTAL COMMISSION   PESTICIDE BAN RODENTICIDES KILLING MOUNTAIN LIONS   SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ORGANIC MANDATES The city of Malibu has banned the use of all pesticides , …

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Coastal Commission votes for pesticide restriction in Malibu LCP

Will Sonoma County follow suit or cave to big ag? Coastal Commission votes for pesticide restriction in Malibu LCP A BIG WIN FOR MALIBU’S WILDLIFE, PEOPLE, CHILDREN, AND PETS The Coastal Commission took a giant step today, May 13, for the city of Malibu and coastal California. It voted to restrict pesticide use in Malibu …

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Coast Action Group on Pt Reyes: regulations for ranches must be enforced

This letter sent to Jarred Huffman and Marc Levine Ranches at Pt. Reyes National Seashore My preference is that the ranches should go. However, there are other issues related to the ranches (and cows) – if it is decided to let them remain – with their close to 6,000 cows. The issue is water quality …

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