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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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May 18th, 2pm Permit Sonoma’s Tree Ordinance Update Project

This County has a seriously out of date, out of touch tree ordinance. Allowing trees cut for more vineyards or cannabis, ignoring science and climate change is just insane. May 18th, 2pm Permit Sonoma’s Tree Ordinance Update Project Good Afternoon, Thank you for your interest in Permit Sonoma’s Tree Ordinance Update Project. As you may …

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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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Solar Swells as Coal Collapses: Analysis Shows Rapid Shift to Renewables Underway | Common Dreams News

Solar Swells as Coal Collapses: Analysis Shows Rapid Shift to Renewables Underway | Common Dreams News March 31, 2021 “Cleaner and lower-cost wind and solar, coupled with battery storage, will drive fossil fuels out of the market.” by Andrea Germanos, staff writer A new report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis noted that …

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10 Million Climate Refugees in Past Six Months: Red Cross Calls for Urgent International Help

“One Billion People May Become Climate Refugees By 2050″.  10 Million Climate Refugees in Past Six Months: Red Cross Calls for Urgent International Help Common Dreams Mar. 18, 2021 11:44AM EST Residents carry their belongings as they wade through muddy floodwater that submerged a village after Typhoon Vamco hit on Nov. 14, 2020 in Rodriguez, …

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