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Fire, Herbicides, Cyanotoxins, and Mercury in Clear Lake

WINE & WATER WATCH Meeting – Middletown, CA 5-21-2016 Sarah Ryan, Environmental Director for the Big Valley Band of Pomo Indians, speaks on the research and impact of fire, pesticides, herbicides (glyphosates), cyanotoxins, etc., within the watersheds of Clear Lake in Lake County, California. An extraordinary Lake County environmentalist, Ms. Ryan shares her knowledge on …

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Unsustainable Groundwater Use in Sonoma Valley

Groundwater resources in Sonoma Valley are already in deficit, depleted by over-pumping of approximately 9% according to USGS modeling. There are 2,500 wells already drilled in Sonoma Valley. In some areas, wells have already run dry, and salt water is intruding, creating long-term damage to the aquifer. This short video provides a good introduction to …

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Glyphosate Found in 10 of 10 Wines Tested

UPDATED 5/3/2016: Ten wines from the prime growing regions of Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino counties were just tested at Microbe Inotech Labs in St. Louis, Mo. All ten samples were found to contain glyphosate, the active ingredient in an herbicide sold as RoundupĀ®, a chemical classified a “probable carcinogen” by the World Health Organization. This …

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Toxic weed killer (glyphosate) and now deadly arsenic found at unsafe levels in wine

Ring of Fire (Freespeech TV, Monday April 25th, DirecTV channel 348) broadcast a sit down interview with the lead lawyer Mike Burg on the first case to be tried under Prop 65, the law that requires labeling of toxics in California. The judge dismissed the case because he did not understand the complexities of the …

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“Worse Than A Clearcut” video on forest to vineyard conversions

Warning, this is not for the faint of heart if you love forests and their inhabitants. This video was originally published in conjunction with the ill fated Preservation Ranch to educate the public on the environmental impacts of coastal hill vineyard conversions. The effects last for decades.