Coastal Issues

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

Action Page to Save Our Coast Feb. 10th CA Coastal Com. Meeting, info here!

Greetings, First, a huge thank you for planning on showing your support at the Feb 10th Coastal Commission hearing in Morro Bay! We are definitely going to need all hands on deck. Since you are located in the greater Bay Area, you are receiving this email with a link to EAC Marin. Please registerHERE if you […]

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I am begging the citizens of Sonoma County to stop coastal development…..

Russian River Times October-November, 2015 To The Editor To The Editor: If Californians want to get a hard look at destructive greedy air-poisoning coastal development, hope on a plane and visit all the Mediterranean countries, the state of Florida, Hunting Beach south of Los Angeles and any location that was once a haven for birds, fish

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More information on California Coastal Commission. If you love our coast……..how they vote.

2015 Annual Coastal Commission Vote Chart: A Summary From ActCoastal By Amanda Winchell | Published 2016/01/20 Commentary is provided by ActCoastal partners. This blog represents the views of the authors, and does not necessarily reflect the positions of ActCoastal and its partner organizations. For over 20 years, coastal advocates have been producing an annual vote

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Lessons from a Former California Coastal Commissioner “Farming for Developers” by Steve Blank

The Local Coastal Plan being proposed by PRMD/Supervisors includes language that’s sets up an “economic feasibility” commission either by the California Coastal Commission or local entity that can sub out the report with little to no transparency and public input. The commission would decide if farmlands can be subdivided if economic feasibility is not determined.

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Ernie Carpenter’s Letter to Supervisors on the proposed Coastal Plan

Sonoma County Supervisors Plan to Homogenize the Sonoma Coast September 22, 2015 The Planning and Resource Management Department has adopted Dr. Seuss as the perfect planning role model. The colorful character, Seuss, is famous for bright colors and talks in riddles. Only this adaption is not so funny and not so bright. It is actually

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