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EPA Report on Neonics Proves US Has ‘Five-Alarm Fire’ on Its Hands

EPA Report on Neonics Proves US Has ‘Five-Alarm Fire’ on Its Hands (Common Dreams) Editor Note: These are pesticides used in Sonoma and Napa vineyards. The price paid for a glass of wine doesn’t reflect the real price we pay for environmental degradation. “There’s now no question that neonicotinoids play an outsized role in our […]

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Friends of the EEL River: Dam Removal Update

DAM REMOVAL UPDATE Take Action to Support Public River Access and More!   Greetings Friends, Wow, April was a busy month. We enjoyed celebrating Earth Week with our Pints for Nonprofits event at Redwood Curtain Brewing Company, attending Eureka Natural Foods’ Earth Day Celebration, presenting at Salmonid Restoration Federation’s conference in Fortuna, displaying a timeline of our advocacy

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Bodega Bay Another Jersey Shores? Hopkins says yes

Will Bodega Bay be another Jersey Shores? Supervisors leaning towards approval for Jersey developer. “Supervisor Lynda Hopkins advocated for eliminating parcel protections that have been in place for more than 40 years.” EDITORIAL: PRESS DEMOCRAT  Preserving the coast  EDITOR: Ever wondered why the wild Sonoma coastline doesn’t resemble the Jersey Shore, with arcades, hotels and

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EU Pesticide Action Network: Alternatives to Glyphosate that are Economically Feasible

Weed management: Alternatives to the use of glyphosate Weed management: Alternatives to the use of glyphosate | PAN Europe (pan-europe.info) While the use of synthetic pesticides in agriculture has helped to increase food production, this has occurred at great cost to the environment, natural resources, and human health. The 2017 United Nations (UN) report of

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WWW Letter to Coastal Commission

Excerpt: “If Permit Sonoma staff had to wear emblems identifying their sponsors, like NASCAR drivers, we’d know why, out of the blue, the Planning Commission recommendations are being revised.” OUR Letter RE: Sonoma County Local Coastal Plan www.winewaterwatch.org March 7, 2023 Supervisor:  Susan.Gorin@sonoma-county.org; David.Rabbitt@sonoma-county.org; district3@sonoma-county.org; district4@sonoma-county.org; district5@sonoma-county.org California Coastal Commission: NorthCentralCoast@coastal.ca.gov Caryl.Hart@coastal.ca.gov RE: Adoption of Local Coastal Plan  Wine

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