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Our Local Coastal Plan & the new Coastal Commissioner

This is a positive move at the California Coastal Commission which has been plagued for years with conflicts of interest. This portends well for their review of our county’s Local Coastal Plan and the Trumps administrations drilling plans for our coast.  Conflict of interest in Coastal Commission lawsuit leaves … https://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-ln-lopez-coastal-conflict-20180307-story.html Mar 07, 2018 · […]

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NRDC: CA Must Choose Public Health Over Brain-Harming Pesticide

“We know from testing performed in California that the levels of chlorpyrifos in pregnant women, children, air, water, and food put children at an increased risk of learning disabilities. With this bill, Californians have the opportunity to reject the Trump Administration’s protection of polluters—like Dow Chemical (producer of chlorpyrifos)—and show true leadership in children’s and

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‘Absolutely Unconscionable’: Trump EPA Refuses to Limit Toxic Chemicals That Contaminate Drinking Water of Millions

SWAMP WATCH:  “It is absolutely unconscionable for the Trump administration to refuse to even start the process of setting a limit on these poisonous chemicals,” declared Erik Olson of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). “Communities around the country need swift, meaningful action from the government. Punting responsibility to the private sector and states is

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Trump Greenlights Another ‘Violent, Destructive’ Assault on Marine Life With Seismic Testing Approval

SWAMP WATCH “Just one week after issuing dire warnings on the catastrophic fallout of climate change to come, the Trump Administration is opening our coastlines to for-profit companies to prospect for oil and gas—and is willing to sacrifice marine life, our coastal communities and fisheries in the process,” fumed Jasny. “This is the first step

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Brett Kavanaugh Also Lied About His Rulings on the Environment

“Earthjustice found that of 26 EPA-related cases in which Kavanaugh wrote opinions, the judge came down on the side of rolling back protections for clean air and water 89 percent of the time. Eighteen of those cases dealt with EPA rules on water and air specifically, and in 16 of them, Kavanaugh’s position would have resulted in less protection and more

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