Coastal Issues

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

Fish Near Fukushima Contained Radioactive Cesium 180 Times Over Japan’s Limit

Fish Near Fukushima Contained Radioactive Cesium 180 Times Over Japan’s Limit The fish was caught near a drainage outlet where water from melted nuclear reactors flows—some of the same water that is to be treated and released from the power plant starting next month. JULIA CONLEY Jul 24, 2023 With the Tokyo Electric Power Company […]

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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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Board Unanimously Votes to Adopt the Local Coastal Plan Update

Board Unanimously Votes to Adopt the Local Coastal Plan Update Editors Note: People and organizations from all walks of life inundated the supervisors with emails and letters to protect the coast. Your actions saved our beloved coast for future generations!  After the participation of hundreds of stakeholders, coastal advocates, and subject matter experts, the Board

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Big Oil Targets Sonoma Coast and Marine Sanctuary, media advisory

Big Oil Targets Sonoma Coast and Marine Sanctuary, media advisory The scenic rural Sonoma Coast at Fort Ross State Historic Park has been revealed to be the new target of a large “pumped storage” electrical power project to be built by an out-of-state oil and gas company. The project, to be sited only 1.5 miles

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Bodega Bay Another Jersey Shores? Hopkins says yes

Will Bodega Bay be another Jersey Shores? Supervisors leaning towards approval for Jersey developer. “Supervisor Lynda Hopkins advocated for eliminating parcel protections that have been in place for more than 40 years.” EDITORIAL: PRESS DEMOCRAT  Preserving the coast  EDITOR: Ever wondered why the wild Sonoma coastline doesn’t resemble the Jersey Shore, with arcades, hotels and

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