environmental damage

Trump deadenders rush to give Apache sacred land to a mining company

“We are seriously discussing a mining project in Arizona that would be illegal even in China,” Emerman said.” Trump deadenders rush to give Apache sacred land to a mining company Sarah Okeson, DCReport @ RawStory January 13, 2021 Team Trump is racing to transfer federal land in Arizona that is sacred to the Apache to a mining …

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Sonoma County winery faces record $172,000 fine for alleged vineyard work violations

Environmental fines are written off as just the cost of doing business…..We are still waiting for the Reimers decision from the DA…….over a year and nothing.  Sonoma County winery faces record $172,000 fine for alleged vineyard work violations In this June 9, 2020, photo, included in a notice of violation issued by Sonoma County Department …

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Action needed by Sept. 6th to stop logging on Russian River in Guerneville and Monte Rio

Russian River Times by Johanna Lynch A FOR-PROFIT LOGGING COMPANY “REDWOOD ENPIRE” PLANS TO DEFOREST 224 PRECIOUS ACRES OF GIANT REDWOODS AND TALL DOUG FIRS IN THE HEART OF GUERNEVILLE CALIFORNIA– Within a month… The shocking news surprised local Russian River communities and shocked just about everyone who took for granted their jewels were protected; …

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Trump administration says massive Alaska gold mine won’t cause major environmental harm, reversing Obama

“According to the Corps, the operations would permanently destroy more than 2,200 acres of wetlands and waters, and 105 miles of streams.”  Washington Post: Trump administration says massive Alaska gold mine won’t cause major environmental harm, reversing Obama The Pebble Mine, which would be the largest in North America, was halted by the Obama administration out …

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Vintners Lose Challenge to Local Coastal Program Ban on New Vineyards

As Sonoma County works on the draft Local Coastal Plan, let’s keep them out of our coast also! Our fragile coastal lands are water scarce,  we don’t need all their synthetic chemicals compromising flora and fauna during climate change and megadrought predicted.   “remain prohibited due to a number of identified adverse impacts attributed specifically …

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