California Coastal Commission

State approves Malibu’s pesticide ban

“A staff report to the commission notes that 16 commercial vineyards would fall within the ban.”  State approves Malibu’s pesticide ban Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights.Sunday, May 16, 2021 CLICK ON LINK FOR FULL STORY KEYWORDS  ANTICOAGULANT PROHIBITIONS   CALIFORNIA COASTAL COMMISSION   PESTICIDE BAN RODENTICIDES KILLING MOUNTAIN LIONS   SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ORGANIC MANDATES The city of Malibu has banned the use of all pesticides , […]

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Coastal Commission votes for pesticide restriction in Malibu LCP

Will Sonoma County follow suit or cave to big ag? Coastal Commission votes for pesticide restriction in Malibu LCP A BIG WIN FOR MALIBU’S WILDLIFE, PEOPLE, CHILDREN, AND PETS The Coastal Commission took a giant step today, May 13, for the city of Malibu and coastal California. It voted to restrict pesticide use in Malibu

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Santa Monica Coastal Zone: Vintners Lose Challenge to Local Coastal Program Ban on New Vineyards

From the California Land Use and Development Report April 24, 2020 A California Court of Appeal upheld denial of a petition by vintners challenging the prohibition on new vineyards within the Santa Monica Mountains Coastal Zone in deference to the California Coastal Commission’s finding that viticulture adversely impacts sensitive habitats, water quality, water supply, and

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Target the Pest, Not the Ecosytem The Farallones and Dangerous Chemical Brodifacoum Op-Ed Jan 6, 2020

Update: Public comments at 1pm, very limited. “The proposed helicopter dispersal of 1.5 tons of rat poison pellets in the middle of the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary are again being solicited by the California Coastal Commission…. Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council  is expected to vote on the issue, on February 19 at

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Malibu wants to ban all pesticides. The state of California says that’s against the law

  Sonoma County, time to write this into the draft local Coastal Plan now……and get them out of the “sustainable” vinyards while you are at it…. “But Malibu officials say their ban skirts that law in a bureaucratic pas de deux with the Coastal Commission, a state agency not subject to preemption. The commission is

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SAVE THE COAST…….again. Nov. 17th, first public workshop Sea Ranch

Critics are calling this draft “the Coastal Development Document” as it does little for the stewardship requirements as set by the California Coastal Commission Preamble.   This Sunday, November 17: First Public Workshop on the Sonoma County Local Coastal Plan, at Sea Ranch…. WHAT OUR TREASURED SONOMA COAST WILL LOOK LIKE OVER THE COURSE OF

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