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Ignoring science, California will let growers use even more of a cancer-causing pesticide banned in 34 countries

From Californians for Pesticide Reform: by Jane Sellen | Nov 16, 2022 | New draft regulation eliminates existing use cap, defies court order to protect farmworkers, and ignores OEHHA state scientists on cancer risk Sacramento,CA: Under a court-ordered deadline to regulate the use of the cancer-causing fumigant pesticide 1,3-dichloropropene (1,3-D, or Telone), the California Department …

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How Do Chemicals from Wildfires End Up in Water Supplies?

How Do Chemicals from Wildfires End Up in Water Supplies? https://www.govtech.com/em/safety/how-do-chemicals-from-wildfires-end-up-in-water-supplies The relatively new and potentially dangerous phenomenon of chemicals from wildfire smoke finding their way into water systems is occurring after ‘high severity’ fires, and scientists are just now learning about it.

Land Trust of Napa County Announces Agreement to Purchase Walt Ranch

Over the years, Wine and Water Watch has published a number of articles about the proposed Walt Ranch vineyard conversion, which would have destroyed more than 300 acres of riparian, oak and native grassland habitat for vineyards and more than 14,000 large trees in an area spread out over the ranch’s 2300 acres. In early …

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Guerneville Logging Plan Approved

View in Browser Guerneville Forest Coalition Logging Plan Approved – Please HELP! Guerneville Trees in Scenic Corridor up for Logging Today, Cal Fire announced that a Director’s Decision has been reached on the Silver Estates Timber Harvest Plan (THP). Unfortunately, Cal Fire has once again chosen to prioritize the interests of the timber industry and …

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