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International Glyphosate Study Shows Likely Cause of Explosion in Childhood Leukemia

International Glyphosate Study Shows Likely Cause of Explosion in Childhood Leukemia   40, 423 pounds (CDPR.ca.gov) of concentrated glyphosate poured into Sonoma County vineyards in 2021. That is over 20 tons of poison in our environment. Multiple news agencies are reporting new studies that show use of glyphosate, AKA Roundup, is making our children sick. […]

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New Tree Ordinance Unveiled by Permit Sonoma

New Tree Ordinance Unveiled by Permit Sonoma Tree Protection Ordinance On August 3, 2023, the Planning Commission held a public hearing to consider updates to current tree removal regulations. After holding a public hearing, the Commission then asked staff to return on August 31 with additional provisions to strengthen the Sonoma County Tree Protection Ordinance

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SCOTUS Ruling Opens Door to Wetlands Destruction

The EPA Removes Federal Protections for Most of the Country’s Wetlands James Doubek/NPR “This rule spells out how the Sackett decision has undermined our ability to prevent the destruction of our nation’s wetlands, which protect drinking water, absorb floods and provide habitat for wildlife,” said Jim Murphy, the National Wildlife Federation’s director of legal advocacy.

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Investment Banker Appointed to Infrastructure Group Wants to Privatize Local Water

Biden Infrastructure Report Pushes ‘Disastrous Water Privatization Schemes,’ Watchdog Says “President Biden should have never appointed an investment banker to chair an advisory council for the nation’s infrastructure,” said one advocate.   An under-the-radar report by U.S. President Joe Biden’s National Infrastructure Advisory Council should not go unnoticed, said the national watchdog Food & Water Watch on

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Glyphosate Exposure Linked to Severe Depression and Cognitive Decline in American Adults

Glyphosate Exposure Linked to Severe Depression and Cognitive Decline in American Adults Widely used in vineyards…..‘Disturbing’: weedkiller ingredient tied to cancer found in 80% of US urine samples. A new peer-reviewed study released by a group of scientists in Taiwan has revealed an astonishingly strong link between severe depression, cognitive decline and exposure to the

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Wildfire Resources and Resiliency: A Message from Rep. Huffman

Wildfire Resources and Resiliency: A Message from Rep. Huffman Hello, The active wildfires currently burning in the district and the devastating fire in Hawaii serve as timely reminders to be prepared for fires in your neighborhood. What we once considered fire seasons have become an all-year phenomenon. We must tackle this challenge head-on and make our communities more resilient

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