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Action Alert: Napa County is trying to decommission a landfill and waste management site here in Upper Napa Valley. 

Napa County is trying to decommission a landfill and waste management site here in Upper Napa Valley.  There is a litany of environmental issues in addition to fire risk and PFAS contamination.      A local neighborhood group is suing the landfill and recycling operator in the up valley area.  They too are looking to …

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July 14th Assembly member Marc Levine, Fraud Resources and Homelessness townhall

SAVE THE DATE! On Wednesday, July 14 at 3 p.m., I will be hosting a virtual town hall on homelessness in California. Sonoma County has the third highest rates of homelessness in the entire country!  ICYMI: Protect Yourself from Fraud Dear friend, Thank you to everyone who joined our recent town hall regarding fraud prevention. …

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Killing the planet for profit: State Court Ruling Called ‘Big Step’ Toward Holding ExxonMobil Accountable

State Court Ruling Called ‘Big Step’ Toward Holding ExxonMobil Accountable Climate activists protest on the first day of the ExxonMobil trial outside the New York State Supreme Court building on October 22, 2019 in New York City. (Photo: Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images) “By clearing this hurdle, the people of Massachusetts are now one step …

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STOP USING PESTICIDES: EPA Inaction Blamed as US Bees Suffer Second Highest Colony Losses on Record

Pesticides threatening the food supply. “It will take meaningful policy protection and rapid market change to reverse these unsustainable declines in honey bees and to protect the future of our food supply,” he added.” EPA Inaction Blamed as US Bees Suffer Second Highest Colony Losses on Record Bees are an integral part of California’s nearly …

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Monday, July 26 at 1:00 pm: Local Coastal Plan Update: Revised Public Review Plan and Planning Commission Hearing

Please pay attention to the language. Many groups worked on comments close to a year to make this a better plan. The draft has major loopholes and “weasel” words that allow many different definitions allowing investors and wine industry latitude. Example: tasting rooms moved into ag processing for easier approval, protected areas greatly diminished. If …

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