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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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More toxic algae? The toxic, soupy biomass choking water systems in California

Wine and Water Watch board member Sarah Ryan, tribal environmental director in Lake County has been working for solutions and sounding the alarm for years.  High Country: The toxic, soupy biomass choking water systems in California Click on link for full story Algae blooms in Clear Lake are a public health risk and increase water …

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Epic drought means water crisis on Oregon-California border

“What we’re seeing with climate change increasingly — year after year after year — is that there is not enough water to go around. This crisis should not come as a surprise to anyone,” he said. “We have over-drafted our account, essentially, and now we have to deal with the consequences.” Epic drought means water …

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Can you Hear me Now? Wrong place for cannabis

Wrong place for cannabis EDITOR: We are residents of Sonoma and moved here because of the beauty of Sonoma County, including the vineyards that dot our landscape. We are concerned with the plans to ease restrictions for the cultivation of cannabis. There are at least three important concerns that must be addressed. First, the odor …

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