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California, Colorado, New Mexico Win Local Bans On Fracking - by Tomas DiFiore
The Environmental Defense Fund and 5 major Oil and Gas corporations with linked interstate operations, and global assets, wrote the Colorado Rules. I think Colorado residents could enact more local bans for their own health and safety. Having read all associated documents, I have to say, the headlines are a joke, thanks to the Environmental Defense Fracademia Headmaster Of Compromise And Concession.The EDF need to get out of the way and quit running interference for industry. Colorado faces s...
Posted: Sun Mar 9, 2014 10:39AM
Greg King: History of the Redwood Ecosystem and the Struggle to Save It - by
UC Santa Cruz Arboretum, Horticulture Building, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz
Event Date:Mon Mar 10, 2014 7:30PM
Posted: Sat Mar 8, 2014 11:09PM
OccupyForum presents "Got Water?" The privitization and diverson of H2O - by Anne Donjacour
Global Exchange 2017 Mission Street near 16th Street BART
Event Date:Mon Mar 10, 2014 6:00PM
Posted: Sat Mar 8, 2014 9:49PM
Occupy the Farm rally in response to City Council decision March 12 - by Occupy the Farm
For Immediate Release March 7, 2014
Posted: Sat Mar 8, 2014 4:03AM
US Beaches Fall Victim to Federal Budget Again - by Surfrider Foundation
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Mar. 5, 2014—The White House released the federal budget for FY2015 yesterday that proposes to eliminate all funding for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) BEACH Act grant program that supports water-testing programs at beaches around the country.
Posted: Sat Mar 8, 2014 3:45AM
Frack to the Future: Interview with Santa Cruz Indigenous Solidarity on Fracking - by FireWorks
As the the drought, global climate chaos, and the fallout of industrial capitalism continues to be felt throughout the world, the issue of fracking looms as a potential for mass struggle against resource extraction - especially within California. Across North America, many indigenous groups are already waging various battles over fracking and the removal of resources from their lands. Catching up with the group Santa Cruz Indigenous Solidarity (SCIS), we asked them their thoughts on the possi...
Posted: Fri Mar 7, 2014 6:04PM
Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Silvery Phacelia in Oregon and California - by Center for Biological Diversity
PORTLAND, Ore.— Eight conservation groups filed a petition (see PDF) with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on March 7 seeking Endangered Species Act protection for silvery phacelia, a rare plant that grows on a 130-mile stretch of coast from Coos and Curry counties in southern Oregon to Del Norte County in northern California. The flowering plant is at risk of extinction due to off-road vehicles, development and nonnative beach grass. There are fewer than 30 surviving populations of the s...
Posted: Fri Mar 7, 2014 12:18PM
Court Strikes Down Environmental Review of Controversial Kern Water Bank - by Dan Bacher
The California Sportfishing Protection Alliance, California Water Impact Network and Center for Biological Diversity issued the following news release regarding the ruling on their Monterey-Plus lawsuit. The court agreed with them that the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) failed to properly consider the environmental impacts of the operation of the Kern Water Bank. "We respectfully disagree with the court’s conclusion on aspects of the case involving amendments to the Stat...
Posted: Fri Mar 7, 2014 9:46AM
Dear Govenor Cuomo - by Melvin/Larry
Unitarian Universalist Center 1187 Franklin Street/Geary Blvd. San Francisco,Ca.
Event Date:Fri Mar 14, 2014 6:30PM
Posted: Thu Mar 6, 2014 6:32PM
Drawing the Box - by Florence
Humanist Hall 390 27th Street uptown Oakland, between Telegraph and Broadway http://www.HumanistHall.org
Event Date:Tue Mar 25, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Mar 6, 2014 2:55PM
The Pipeline to Hell - by steve lerman
Stream or download at http://greatspeechesandinterviews.blogspot.com/ Broadcast at Access Sacramento, Sundays 6-8pm PST at http://www.live365.com/stations/accesssacramento?site=pro
Event Date:Sun Mar 9, 2014 6:00PM
Posted: Thu Mar 6, 2014 2:02PM
CA Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Salmon in Marin - by Joanna Nasar
San Francisco (March 6, 2014) – Marin County Wide Plan Ruled Unlawful: CA Appeals Court Affirms SPAWN Position that County Failed to Analyze Cumulative Impacts and Provided Spurious Mitigation for Destruction of Salmon Habitat Turtle Island Restoration Network ‘s Salmon Protection And Watershed Network (SPAWN) won a legal battle with the County of Marin to protect the last population of wild California coho coastal salmon.
Posted: Thu Mar 6, 2014 12:31PM
Mori Point/Sharp Park Hike to Look for Frogs and Snakes - by Amy
Mori Point Entrance Gate Intersection of Bradford Way and Mori Point Road Pacifica, CA
Event Date:Sun Mar 16, 2014 11:00AM
Posted: Thu Mar 6, 2014 6:53AM
Appeal Hearing for Sharp Park Pumphouse Project - by Amy
San Francisco City Hall, Room 250 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place San Francisco, CA
Event Date:Tue Mar 25, 2014 2:00PM
Posted: Thu Mar 6, 2014 6:43AM
Jane Goodall: Seeds of Hope: Wisdom & Wonder From the World of Plants - by
King Middle School 1781 Rose St Berkeley, CA 94709 510-644-6280 http://www.mlkmiddleschool.org
Event Date:Fri Apr 4, 2014 7:30PM
Posted: Wed Mar 5, 2014 10:34PM
Map reveals tunnels will supply water for agribusiness, fracking - by Dan Bacher
Adam Scow, California Campaigns Director for Food and Water Watch, said, “It's unfair for the Governor to make Californians subsidize water use and abuse by corporate agribusiness and oil companies, especially in a drought and in a bad economy."
Posted: Wed Mar 5, 2014 8:05AM
Rally on Mission Safeway to Label GMOs! - by
Santa Cruz Safeway 2111 Mission St. Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Event Date:Fri Mar 7, 2014 11:00AM
Posted: Tue Mar 4, 2014 7:14PM
STOP Crude by Rail - Help us stop Valero Crude By Rail (Benicia) - by
Benicia Public Library 150 East L St. Benicia, CA 94510
Event Date:Mon Mar 10, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Mar 4, 2014 6:41PM
The California Drought: Is this the big one? - by Alex Smith
Despite recent rains, California's reservoirs are near empty, snow-pack light, and groundwater depleted. Four experts on a drought that really started in 2006, impacts on economy, food, farming, and nature.Dr. Peter Gleick, Dr. Jay Famiglietti, David Schroeder, Dr. Reagan Waskom
Posted: Tue Mar 4, 2014 4:16PM
Salmon Committee Slams Peripheral Tunnel Plan - by Dan Bacher
The letter states, "BDCP promotes the unscientific scientific hypothesis that habitat restoration can substitute for flows. However, the State Water Resources Control Board has already indicated that Delta inflows and outflows are presently insufficient to help listed species recover their former abundance. BDCP would reduce Delta outlow, which contributes to the decreases in salmon smolt survival rates modeled by BDCP."
Posted: Tue Mar 4, 2014 9:20AM