Richard Charter

Target the Pest, Not the Ecosytem The Farallones and Dangerous Chemical Brodifacoum Op-Ed Jan 6, 2020

Update: Public comments at 1pm, very limited. “The proposed helicopter dispersal of 1.5 tons of rat poison pellets in the middle of the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary are again being solicited by the California Coastal Commission…. Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council  is expected to vote on the issue, on February 19 at […]

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Plan To Drop Poison On Farallon Islands To Eradicate Mice Draws Criticism

What could possibly go wrong? “The US Fish and Wildlife Department is floating a controversial plan to dump one and a half tons of poison pellets on the Farallon Islands National Wildlife Refuge to get rid of an infestation of mice.” The plan will be heard at a meeting of the Californian Coastal Commission on

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The Sonoma Coast’s ‘bridge to nowhere’

“Finally, the draft permit proposes the dedication of approximately 50 acres to the west of the proposed bridge to Sonoma County for eventual public use. But Caltrans’ proposal remains inconsistent with several longstanding Sonoma County Local Coastal Plan and Coastal Act priorities to protect environmentally sensitive habitat, preserve agricultural lands and avoid damage to coastal

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West Coast opened up for oil spills, pollution, economic disaster by present administration

Bought an electric car yet? Opening of our coasts comes the day after safety measures put in place from Deepwater Horizon disaster were removed by the current administration to save oil companies $$$$$. What could possibly go wrong?   “We’ll fight them in Congress, on the beaches, in the courts and at the ballot box,” Huffman said.

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