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Public hearing ordered for San Onofre nuclear restart - by indyradio.nu
Received from Friends of the Earth this morning, news of a significant victory: “The U.S. Atomic Safety Licensing Board ruled today that the reactors can not be restarted before the Nuclear Regulatory Commission holds a formal license amendment proceeding with full public participation.”
Posted: Tue May 14, 2013 2:50PM
State of the Tenant Movement – Why Do So Many Democrats Vote the Wrong Way? - by Dean Preston
Tenants Together, California's statewide organization for renters' rights, is working to empower tenants across the state. Our current campaign fights back against security deposit theft.
Posted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 11:14AM
Swordfish Caught in Driftnets is California's Deadliest Catch - by Teri Shore
CA Drift Gillnet Fleet Deemed Most Dangerous along U.S. West Coast for Whales The California drift gillnet fishery for swordfish and shark is the most dangerous fishery for whales and other marine mammals along the U.S. West Coast from California to Alaska. A new federal review of marine mammal bycatch in commercial fisheries found that the drift gillnet fleet is causing more harm to whales than ever. The 25 vessels operating in the drift gillnet fishery now accidentally capture and kill m...
Posted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 5:21PM
Up to 1.5 billion dollars+ for Pigford II payments soon released, Black Farmers in America - by khubaka, michael harris
In the Holy Bible is a message within the Parable of the Vineyard, Timothy Pigford and many, many, many will find comfort in the scriptures. Throughout the #1 Agriculture State, California we are still challenged by the notion of "previous condition of servitude" and our "Tuskegee of the West" being acknowledged by National Black Farm Leaders or the United States Department of Agriculture. Not long ago, Honorable Mervyn Dymally consistent and documented effort toward preservation of our uni...
Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 9:13PM
Animal Rights Groups Offer Rewards In Shelton Snake’s Death - by Caine Weiner
Animal Rights Groups Offer Rewards In Shelton Snake’s Death
Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 1:21PM
Is It A Win Or A Spin: Air Quality District To Require Frac Notifications - by Tomas DiFiore
But First! the new coalition for Trickle Down Trades in Democracy, in concert with the Mitigation Action Committee (MAC) for the trade group All States Service To Oil and Gas (ASSTOG) Political Action Committee (PAC) has claimed a victory over regulatory action by simply adjusting Administrative Requirements to gathering information, over a 2 year time period, with submittal of a finalized Report and Recommendations.
Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 1:04PM
Hero, Actor James Cromwell, Arrested In Animal Rights Action - by transmitter
Once again, James Cromwell is involved in animal rights action, this time arrested for speaking out against Univ. of Wisconsin animal torture.
Posted: Tue Apr 16, 2013 1:28PM
Update from the forest - shots of the day, tree news and crowdfunding a transmission - by Corina Roberts
Redbird's works spans Native American and environmental concerns. An all volunteer organization funded through donations, we were thrilled to receive the gift of a 1990 Suburban last year... and now seek help to replace its broken transmission.
Posted: Mon Apr 15, 2013 12:33PM
Labor by the Bay: Social Security cuts, Fast food strikes, Lettuce Wars, Safeway… - by Marc Norton
First published at Beyond Chron See also Marc Norton Online April 9, 2013
Posted: Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:36AM
Mass Movement Against Monsanto Monster - by Collater
The boycott of Monsanto products and companies using Monsanto products is growing.
Posted: Sat Apr 6, 2013 12:50PM
Water Use Concerns Flood Frac Meetings and DOGGR Workshops Statewide - by Tomas DiFiore
Steam Injection Enhanced Oil Recovery Methods Might Use More Water Than Fracking Admittedly, knowledge not to scale; as the numbers of wells in 'mature' oil fields that employ Steam Injection EOR efforts in the State of California and it's major oil and gas producing counties is not tracked and aggregated and thus is not available to Agencies or the public. 60 Million Gallons Turned To Steam Per Day - Compared to the water usage of a single family of four, in a 3 bedroom household, that's ro...
Posted: Sat Apr 6, 2013 6:52AM
60 Million Gallons per day Converted To Steam & Injected - by Tomas DiFiore
Hydraulic Fracturing, Steam Injection, Full Steam Flood Programs - oil and gas extraction already use vast quantities of water in California. Water from the California Aqueduct, turned to steam is injected into the earth. More horizontal wells will expand consumption. See video: “We pump 1.4 million barrels of water converted to steam into the ground per day." The steam is injected, into the ground for 7 days in a row, then we let it soak for 7 days.” “Oil loosened by steam comes bac...
Posted: Wed Apr 3, 2013 3:55PM
Should Juneteenth Celebrations include the History of Slavery in California? - by khubaka, michael harris
Slavery in California remains an open secret, yet primary source documentation does exist. Colored US Troops first officially joined the armed service on May 22, 1863. Recognition for the California Colored Troops in the US Civil war and Slavery in California awaits on official cultural resource study essential to documentation the record.
Posted: Thu Mar 28, 2013 9:57PM
Family with Young Children Forced to Live in the Cold and Dark for Refusing a LADWP Smart - by J Hart
LOS ANGELES- Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has terminated electricity to the family of a middle school teacher, her husband, and their six children for refusing to have a smart meter on their home, which they say caused their family serious health problems. The family has been living without power for six weeks now, in the heart of LA.
Posted: Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:21PM
Slavery in California ~ UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon - by khubaka, michael harris
Slavery in California is remembered at the foot of J Street, Old Sacramento Embarcadero, Monday, March 25, 2013. In Sacramento, enslaved human beings "property" as legally defined in the US Constitution and later shared in the Dred Scott Supreme Court decision were auctioned. "Mining for Freedom" is the tip of a huge iceberg yet officially recognized or documented. It may be time for the California State Legislature to open the offical archives and join the United Nations, International Da...
Posted: Mon Mar 25, 2013 11:36AM
The Christopher Dorner Tragedy: “Learning Event” or Shameful Fiasco - by BJW Nahse
A number of words and phrases immediately come to mind in regard to the murderous rampage and fiery demise of ex-LAPD Officer Christopher Dorner. “Learning event” is not one of them. However, these are precisely the terms used by San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon in his first public interview since the Dorner tragedy concluded. In addition to other statements, McMahon is quoted as follows: ”As I thought about this, if it was not our department involved in this event, we wou...
Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 1:47PM
Obama's 2013 Health Care Program Nightmare - by Vote Peace & Freedom or Green
KPFA's Workweek radio had an excellent discussion on the Democrats' attack on Single Payer Healthcare in California on 3/18/13 at 8:30 a.m., 94.1 FM. The Democrats claim Obamacare will solve our problems. In this year, 2013, Obamacare gives us $784 per month charge by Kaiser for the 60-64 age group and almost $600 per month charge by Blue Cross for a cheap, garbage plan, not including fees to see the doctor, lab tests, therapy and hospitalization. The guests on the show suggested voting for...
Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 9:00AM
Chevron Fracs California Regulations, Discredits Cap and Trade - by Tomas DiFiore
Think current oil field regulations are working? For more than 2 months, 100 barrels of oil and water a day came to the surface as seepage related to steam injection at one well... the surface expression near well Bull 9 (DOGGR) June 21st to July 19th 2011 Chevron Midway-Sunset Field.
Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2013 10:27AM
Fukushima, San Onofre and Our Health - by Michael Steinberg
It’s been two years since Fukushima’s multiple meltdowns. San Onofre in the Southland has been shut down for over a year. Time to look back and gaze forward. This article will concentrate on nuclear power plants’ radioactive emissions and their effects on our health.
Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2013 11:10PM
BLM Office In Bakersfield Is Not Performing Casing Or Cementing Inspections - by Tomas DiFiore
The 2013 update of “Law and Order in the Oil and Gas Fields” which analyzes state inspection data from five western oil-producing states, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota and Wyoming, as well as the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) data in the same 5 states Findings include a similar recurring theme as the “Bakersfield BLM Office” in the 2011 Internal Control Review (ICR) the BLM conducted of it's onshore oil and gas Inspection and Enforcement (I&E) program.
Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2013 9:14PM