Local Coastal Plan (LCP)

Board Unanimously Votes to Adopt the Local Coastal Plan Update

Board Unanimously Votes to Adopt the Local Coastal Plan Update Editors Note: People and organizations from all walks of life inundated the supervisors with emails and letters to protect the coast. Your actions saved our beloved coast for future generations!  After the participation of hundreds of stakeholders, coastal advocates, and subject matter experts, the Board …

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Big Oil Targets Sonoma Coast and Marine Sanctuary, media advisory

Big Oil Targets Sonoma Coast and Marine Sanctuary, media advisory The scenic rural Sonoma Coast at Fort Ross State Historic Park has been revealed to be the new target of a large “pumped storage” electrical power project to be built by an out-of-state oil and gas company. The project, to be sited only 1.5 miles …

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Coastal Alert from PRSC

ACTION ALERT on the Local Coastal Plan….. time sensitive! (Note: Supervisors are signaling once again that monied interests from out of the area get their way in this county. Locals and scientists working with the Planning Commission for months came up with a great compromise until Permit Sonoma decided they want the coast developed. How …

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Tuesday April 4th Final Hearing of Sonoma Coast

Don’t let Permit Sonoma usurp community and Planning Commission recommended wording. Mining, vineyards, toxins, off shore industrial development and more. Tell your supervisor to stay with what was proposed and tell Permit Sonoma NO!

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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Local Coastal Plan – Public Feedback Period

Economic Development Board Report (pre-pandemic) shows tourism is only 6.5% of our GDP. Our children can’t afford to live here, we need less tourism, more resident protections. Pesticides and vineyards have been permanently banned in California coastal communities due to environmental destruction. Let’s not let the wine industry destroy another area of our county. Planners …

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