Coastal Issues

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

Local Coastal Plan – Public Feedback Period

Economic Development Board Report (pre-pandemic) shows tourism is only 6.5% of our GDP. Our children can’t afford to live here, we need less tourism, more resident protections. Pesticides and vineyards have been permanently banned in California coastal communities due to environmental destruction. Let’s not let the wine industry destroy another area of our county. Planners …

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CALIFORNIA: Trump vetoes bipartisan driftnet fishing bill

“The impact of these drift nets is absolutely disastrous,” says Vanya Vulperhorst, campaign director of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing at Oceana Europe, a conservation non-profit that has investigated illegal drift net fishing across the Mediterranean. “They are indiscriminate in what they trap, and the result is that endangered and protected species are being killed …

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Silver Estates & Felta Creek logging updates

Will the logger pay for the fires he is creating 1/2 mile from downtown Gureneville? “Taking out the fire-resistant Redwoods will remove their protective canopy leading to understory vegetation drying and increased wildfire spreading rates.” Silver Estates logging update Guerneville Forest Coalition: An update to our supporters  It’s been a while since our last update …

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CalTran’s Gleason MegaBridge Debacle: San Andreas fault lies .7 miles off-shore, fault branch runs directly through the construction site

GLEASON BEACH DEBACLE BY CalTrans Dear Editor: We wish to correct a substantive mistake and a mistaken impression contained in the article about the “Gleason Beach CalTrans Realignment” by Rosanna Xia, published in the LA Times, November 27th, 2020. The substantive mistake concerned the reason for the 28’ altitude of this immense bridge over a …

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‘One Word for This: Vandalism’: Six Days Before Election, Trump Finalizes Plan for ‘Catastrophic’ Attack on Largest National Forest

“FOIA: 96% of Americans Support Keeping National Roadless Rule on the Tongass Despite Attempted Rollback” FOIA (Freedom of Information ACT) ‘One Word for This: Vandalism’: Six Days Before Election, Trump Finalizes Plan for ‘Catastrophic’ Attack on Largest National Forest “Destructive development in the country’s largest national forest—such as extractive logging and expansive road building—will be …

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Greenpeace Warns ‘Potential Damage to Human DNA’ at Risk With Japan’s Plan to Dump Fukushima Water Into Ocean

“If the contaminated water is discharged to the Pacific Ocean, all of the carbon-14 will be released to the environment. With a half-life of 5,730 years, carbon-14 is a major contributor to global human collective dose; once introduced into the environment carbon-14 will be delivered to local, regional, and global populations for many generations.” Greenpeace …

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