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After The Grapes Are Gone by David Keller,

What happens when the grapes are gone……   DAVID KELLER September 2015 PD Article Link Our succession of boom crops in Sonoma County provides an interesting history — and a cautionary tale. The county’s world-class wine grapes occupy more than 60,000 acres, with vineyard acreage expanding 80 percent between 1988 and 2014. Our climate, soils […]

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WWW is closing

Wine & Water Watch is ceasing operations as of August. We are proud of our accomplishments. Several pesticide groups have been spawned by our work over the years. We worked tirelessly on the Local Coastal Plan, educated our community to promote the working of environmentally sound land policies and protecting our water resources. The gaslighting

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Marker of DNA damage seen in men applying Roundup and other glyphosate-based herbicides

Marker of DNA damage seen in men applying Roundup and other glyphosate-based herbicides  Published: 20 December 2023 GMWatch.org New paper is “critical step forward in filling knowledge gaps of glyphosate carcinogenicity in humans”. Report: Claire Robinson A new paper from the US National Institutes of Health reports indications of DNA damage among men applying Roundup and other

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‘Groundbreaking’ Legal Action Demands EPA Finally Ban Glyphosate

‘Groundbreaking’ Legal Action Demands EPA Finally Ban Glyphosate “EPA lacks a legal human health assessment of glyphosate to support its current use,” said a lawyer for the Center for Food Safety. JULIA CONLEY Dec 13, 2023 Citing research from the U.S. government’s own National Institutes of Health, a coalition of environmental and farmworkers groups said

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Mom’s Across America: US Fast Food Testing Reveals Glyphosate and Other Toxic Chemicals in All Samples

Sonoma County has over 20 tons of concentrated glyphosate sprayed every year in the vineyards.  Source: CDPR.ca.gov  Moms Across America (MAA), a U.S. non-profit, has published an extensive testing program on fast food brands and found out all 20 had pesticide residues. 42 samples of 21 brands were tested for glyphosate, 236 agrochemicals, 4 heavy

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Hopkins Support for Biomass called out: “Not so Clean Energy”

Sonoma Clean Power Board needs new members who understand facts and science….   Not so clean energy EDITOR: In his Aug. 13 Close to Home column, Sonoma Clean Power CEO Geof Syphers admitted that Sonoma Clean Power relies on gas-powered electricity plants that negatively impact the health of people in low-income communities (“North Coast’s dirty

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