Coastal Issues

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

Gleason Beach bridge overscale: Residents speak out

Update: Supervisor Hopkins thinks its a great project…. Dear Supervisors:  I live a few miles north of Jenner off Highway 1.  I cherish everything about our beautiful coast, including enchanting drives along our twisting, rural section of the Coast Highway.  This is why I am, to be blunt, horrified at the proposed Gleason Beach realignment.  …

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Cal Trans Gleason Beach: Local Letter to Supervisors

To the Board of Supervisors: I would like to express my dismay at the unnecessary size of the realignment project and the effects it will have on this lovely sheltered valley. It is unfortunate that CalTrans does not seem to be willing to listen to the concerns of those who see this project as complete …

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Judge Tosses EPA Plan to Dredge and Fill Bay Area Salt Ponds

Judge Tosses EPA Plan to Dredge and Fill Bay Area Salt Ponds EcoWatch by Jordan Davidson Oct. 07, 2020 11:49AM ESTPOLITICS The Redwood City Salt Ponds on May 11, 2013. Kenneth Lu / Flickr A federal judge in a U.S. District Court in the Northern District of California vacated a decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency …

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Action Alert: Silver Estates logging letter, sign on by Sept. 18th

Action Alert: Silver Estates logging letter, sign on by Sept. 18th Please note extended comment date….. CalFire rarely looks at template letters. Please consider signing on to this letter or writing an original letter to CalFire by September 18th, Friday. You can add your name or your organizations name by emailing us at bjmatthes@comcast.net . We …

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Action Alert: Silver Estates logging letter, sign on by Sept. 18th

Action Alert: Silver Estates logging letter, sign on by Sept. 18th Please note extended comment date….. CalFire rarely looks at template letters. Please consider signing on to this letter or writing an original letter to CalFire by September 18th, Friday. You can add your name or your organizations name by emailing us at bjmatthes@comcast.net . We …

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USGS chief: Coral killed by pineapples, goats (and climate)

“The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the United Nations’ climate science body, says coral reefs are forecast to decline 70% to 90% if global warming reaches 1.5 degrees Celsius, while more than 99% would be lost under 2 C.” USGS chief: Coral killed by pineapples, goats (and climate) E & E News Adam Aton, E&E News …

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