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California is not in drought. The current climate is the norm.

Supervisors: we need a moratorium on new vineyards and cannabis….stop burying your heads in the sand. Editorial: There is no drought An aerial view of Paradise after the 2018 Camp Fire that burned more than 7,000 structures. (Los Angeles Times) If ‘drought’ means a period of dry years followed by a return to the norm, California […]

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WATER AND THE PUBLIC

PD Letters to the Editor: Growth and water EDITOR: Regarding the drought, Staff Writer Mary Callahan wrote: “Supervisors also sought to put consumers and other water users on notice that it’s time to get real about the severity of the water shortage and the shared sacrifices that will be needed …” (“County declares drought a

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Public Nails It! Supervisors out of touch….

Water conservation EDITOR: Let’s build new housing developments smothering our Earth (not referring to rebuilds because of fires). Let’s approve new vineyards stripping our hills and fields. Let’s approve cannabis grows doing the same with much more water use than vineyards. Let’s keep golf courses green. And then let’s advise residential users to conserve water.

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Coast Action Groups nails it: Russian River Drought Conditions – State Water Board Authority

Why is the state not stopping illegal water diversions on the Russian River?  Big wine gets a pass….. Russian River Drought Conditions – State Water Board Authority To  erik.ekdahl@waterboards.ca.gov,   karen.kramer@waterboards.ca.gov Dear Erik I am bringing issues to your desk (when I know you have plenty to deal with).  They are not new.  They have been there for

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Neighborhood group produces mapping if cannabis can move into to your neighborhood

Update from SOSN: Craig has figured out the possible consequences of the proposed cannabis ordinance for Bennett Valley. You can figure out what might happen to your neighborhood by using the map at “It’s too Much Cannabis”.  All the information that you need is at: https://www.itstoomuchcannabis.com/ This article/letter appeared in today’s Kenwood Press. https://www.kenwoodpress.com/2021/04/13/letters-20210414-0503-278072/ Letters The

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