pesticide exposure

Organic Wines Uncorked by Pam Strayer

Pam Strayer, author of “What’s on Those Vines”, Organic Wines Uncorked, speaker and several blogs enlightens us again. Please support Pam and visit her informative website: winecountrygeographic.blogspot.com/ . She also does wine tours to the best Napa and Sonoma wineries that are organic and biodynamic. A wine app and wine list/newsletter is being rolled out …

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2019 Sonoma County Environmental Justice Pesticide Workshop

The Sonoma County Agricultural Commissioner and Department of Pesticide Regulation will hold a two-day Environmental Justice workshop in Santa Rosa. Date: October 29-30, 2019 Location: 133 Aviation Blvd., Santa Rosa Spots still available. Please RSVP. For more information please contact Martha Sanchez: (916) 323-2677 or email martha.sanchez@cdpr.ca.gov Click to View the Event Flyer

Governance on the Ground: Evaluating the Role of County Agricultural Commissioners in Reducing Toxic Pesticide Exposures

“This report concludes that the CACs’ permitting processes do not include meaningful evaluation of safer alternatives nor consideration of cumulative exposures. (In this report, “cumulative exposure” refers to exposures associated with simultaneous or sequential application of two or more materials at the same field or at adjacent fields.) The report offers proposals for change at …

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Roundup adjuvants are 9,661 times more toxic to human cells than the active ingredient glyphosate

Roundup adjuvants are 9,661 times more toxic to human cells than the active ingredient glyphosate by: Lori Alton, staff writer | April 13, 2019 Facebook1,364EmailSaveShare (NaturalHealth365) It’s official – glyphosate, the active ingredient in the weed-killer Roundup, has been officially linked to cancer cell growth. Last summer, a jury awarded $289 million to a school …

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‘Finally!’: Court Orders EPA to Stop Stalling Potential Ban on Pesticide Tied to Brain Damage in Kids

“We’ll find out in three months if the Trump EPA remains under the tight control of the chemical agriculture industry, or if Administrator Wheeler will finally take his job seriously and ban this brain-damaging pesticide,” said Cook. “It’s deplorable that Wheeler has defied the court’s order for almost nine months, and it’s time for him …

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Poisoning Paradise: A Community Fights Back

“We have seen this beautiful piece of the planet called Sonoma County be governed by forces and economic theories that extract resources from the earth while extracting labor and livelihood from the people who create its beauty. We have seen our home become a playground for the rich.  The legal shenanigans from the County have …

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