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‘Sustainable’ Sonoma wine could fetch $7-a-bottle more, survey says

Can we just stop the greenwashing now? The industry will never be sustainable using copious amounts of chemicals and depleting groundwater resources. We may not be in a drought today but what about next year?   http://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/industrynews/6542237-181/sustainable-sonoma-wine-consumer-sales ‘Sustainable’ Sonoma wine could fetch $7-a-bottle more, survey says JEFF QUACKENBUSH NORTH BAY BUSINESS JOURNAL | January 16, […]

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“LACK OF ENFORCEMENT” Press Democrat Letter to the Editor

Lack of political will?  Please see the bottom of the post for a form you can use to complain to PRMD about illegal events and nuisance complaints. CAN YOU HEAR US NOW? EDITOR: Staff Writer Clark Mason’s reporting on vacation rental conflicts in Sonoma County highlights the Board of Supervisors’ lack of action on code enforcement

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A Terrible Precedent

Another flawed traffic report and another approval. Traffic reports should be conducted at peak season and peak traffic impact times. Bella Winery was approved with a low season traffic report and how many others? It is time for the Supervisors to put people and our environment before corporate profits. The Public Trust Doctrine states that the

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Winery Waste Discharge Meeting

Knights Bridge Winery appeal hearing postponed

Press Release from Maacama Watershed Alliance: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: > > CONTROVERSIAL KNIGHTS VALLEY WINERY > > Public Hearing for Nov. 1st cancelled until further notice by County Counsel. > > Knights Valley, Sonoma County, CA – October 23, 2013 > > On Saturday morning, three days before the scheduled Appeal Public Hearing on a

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“Birds for the booms”

The “green deserts” keep taking their toll…….nothing lives but the vines. COMMENTS FROM THE ARTICLE: Shepherd Bliss Birds are far more important to nature’s balance than the invasive wine grape. “Silent Spring” was the book by scientist Rachel Carson, l962, who initiated the modern environmental movement. It was about the tragic loss of birds. Sonoma

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