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Trump’s California water plan troubled federal biologists. They were sidelined

“Jared Huffman, a California Democratic congressman who sits on the House natural resources committee, which oversees the Fish and Wildlife Service, called some of the revelations “blatantly illegal” and “textbook illegal”. “Gone were the warnings that salmon and whales would suffer. The new version, finalized in the fall of 2019, loosened the rules to free …

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Newsom seeks higher fees on pesticides

“Under Newsom’s plan, chemicals on the low end of the hazard scale — which includes components of hand sanitizer and disinfectants — will rise slightly to 2.6 percent, while the fee on highly toxic pesticides would gradually more than double to 4.6 percent. That came as welcome news to Californians for Pesticide Reform, whose co-directors …

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UPDATE: PROJECT STALLED…..WWW Letter on Biomass project: Dirty fuel project, more greenwashing

Sonoma “Clean” Power has taken a pause for one year on the biomass project after community outcry. Supervisor Lynda Hopkins was the only supervisor to push this dirty energy project and continues to do so. Let her know why you  why you oppose.  district5@sonoma-county.org WWW Letter on Biomass project: Dirty fuel project, more greenwashing www.winewaterwatch.org …

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Raves, overdoses and helicopters: Big Sur is being overrun, and here’s data that proves it.

No Place for Residents: Sonoma County has major problems already especially on the coast. We saw barrier removals, illegal parking when coast was shut down for covid virus.  Winery event season is now called “right turn only season”. Supervisors and wine industry keep pushing for more and now cannabis wants events. “I shudder to think …

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Cannabis regulations and the County…..allowing up to 65,000 acres

The study prepared for Napa County stated 100,000 gallons of water per acre outdoor.   The County is set to allow up to 65,000 acres of cannabis to be grown in Sonoma County with a check list for easy approval by Permit Sonoma and the Ag Commissioner.  We already have a bloated wine industry with …

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Sonoma County’s native oak forests and woodlands are under attack – Comments Needed Now!

Credit where credit is due….nice SCCA is on this now however, without Kimberly Burr & Larry Hanson of Forest Unlimited, who have worked tirelessly for many years to get a new tree ordinance we would not be here. Note: 120 acres of oak woodlands were clear cut for more vineyards (during a megadrought and wine …

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