megadrought

DRAFT FOG UPDATE: – We are merging! – Action requested for 9/21 Supervisors meeting

DRAFT FOG UPDATE: – We are merging! – Action requested for 9/21 Supervisors meeting Friends of Graton (FOG) has news. We are merging with two other West County groups to form a larger commercial cannabis watchdog group, named Neighbors of West County (NOW.) Subsequent email updates will be coming from Bill Krawetz at a different email address: billkrawetz@comcast.net and will indicate …

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CALIFORNIA COASTKEEPER ALLIANCE LAWSUIT CHALLENGES THE COUNTY OF SONOMA TO PROTECT PUBLIC TRUST RESOURCES

As well companies are on overtime to dig new wells for wine and residents truck in water…..“California Coastkeeper Alliance’s lawsuit aims to protect Russian River public trust resources by requiring the County of Sonoma to comply with its nondiscretionary duties as an administrator of the public trust when issuing new water well construction permits for …

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THIS JUST IN … CALIFORNIA COASTKEEPER ALLIANCE LAWSUIT CHALLENGES THE COUNTY OF SONOMA TO PROTECT PUBLIC TRUST RESOURCES

As well companies are on overtime to dig new wells for wine and residents truck in water…..“California Coastkeeper Alliance’s lawsuit aims to protect Russian River public trust resources by requiring the County of Sonoma to comply with its nondiscretionary duties as an administrator of the public trust when issuing new water well construction permits for …

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Water and Toxic Algae Alert: Sebastopol water testing for high rates of hexavalent chromium toxin

Sebastopol Water Information Group (SWiG) has been informed that high levels of hexavalent chromium, cancer causing chemical is being detected in wells in the area. Lynch Road resident just had their well tested and the levels of the chromium have gone up from 6ppb (parts per billion) to 17 ppb. Hessel had 16ppb recently. The …

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Russian Riverkeepers: Uncharted Waters for the River This Summer

DITCH YOUR LAWNS! Vineyards are bad neighbors… Russian Riverkeepers: Uncharted Waters for the River This Summer This past Sunday, while out on the River, we observed the clearest waters we can remember seeing in over 50 years. With 25+ feet of visibility, we could see the bottom of some of the deepest pools—from Geyserville to …

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FOOD or ALCOHOL? “Farms water crisis: “The plants are going to die”

San Francisco Chronicle has article today on food farmers planting minimum crops due to water shortage. “Farms water crisis: “The plants are going to die” by Tara Duggan.  See below link. Pulling out trees, trucking water for cows: California farmers take drastic measures in drought By the San Francisco Chronicle, 6/9/21 Normally, the biggest vegetable …

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