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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…

 

“We scientists don’t know how to do that”…..what a commentary!

Living on Earth – Gus Speth calls for a New Environmentalism http://loe.org/content/2015-02-13/LOE_150213_C1_GUS_SPETH_BOOK.mp3 First aired on February 13, 2015 In conversation with host Steve Curwood, NRDC co-founder Gus Speth reflects on the environmental movement both as a previous ‘insider’ and now…

 

Winery Backlash in Sonoma County – KQED Forum

The number of Sonoma County wineries has more than doubled since 2005 and the industry has become the backbone of the region’s economy. But some neighborhood groups say escalating winery tourism from tasting rooms and events brings unwanted traffic and…

 

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…