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image Sierra Club Submits Expert Comments for Monterey Bay Shores Resort Dunes Restoration Plan 120_sand_city_snowy_plover_by_copyright_steve-zmak_140403-4.jpg original image ( 550x367) - by via Ventana Chapter, Sierra Club
In August the Ventana Chapter of the Sierra Club submitted two sets of expert comments on biological resources and Snowy Plover habitat for the Monterey Bay Shores Resort Dunes restoration plan. Photo: Threatened Western snowy plover in breeding plumage at proposed project site in Sand City. (Photo by Steve Zmak)
Posted: Fri Sep 4, 2015 5:07PM
image Groups Fight to Save Rare, Mink-like Carnivore in California, Oregon 120_humboldt_marten_usfs_fpwc-scr.jpg original image ( 842x850) - by Center for Biological Diversity
ARCATA, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity and the Environmental Protection Information Center filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on September 1 for failing to protect the coastal marten, a secretive member of the weasel family, under the Endangered Species Act. The groups, represented by the public interest law firm Earthjustice, petitioned in 2010 for federal protection of the rare carnivore, then known as the Humboldt marten, but the Servic...
Posted: Fri Sep 4, 2015 2:31PM
text California to List World's Most Commonly Used Herbicide as Carcinogen - by Center for Biological Diversity
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— California’s Environmental Protection Agency has announced that it will list glyphosate — a widely used herbicide dangerous to people and linked to the dramatic decline of monarch butterflies — as a chemical known to cause cancer. Earlier this year the World Health Organization found that glyphosate, commonly known as Roundup, was a probable human carcinogen based on extensive research.
Posted: Fri Sep 4, 2015 2:26PM
image Take Action Now to Stop Jerry Brown's Delta Tunnels 120_11889613_10153247269839563_4089330163670159950_n.jpg original image ( 472x394) - by Dan Bacher
The tunnels plan appears to ignore Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act, which prohibits federal agency actions that are likely to jeopardize the continued existence of any endangered species or that “result in the destruction or adverse modification of [critical] habitat of [listed] species.” Go to the Restore the Delta website to submit a public comment, sign their petition to send an automatic letter or create your own using their letter template: http://restorethedelta.org/take-...
Posted: Fri Sep 4, 2015 9:08AM
text 1 Million CA Students Attend School in 1-Mile Impact Zone for Derailing Oil Trains - by Center for Biological Diversity
OAKLAND, Calif.— More than 1 million California children attend school within a one-mile evacuation zone of railroads used by oil trains, according to a new analysis (http://www.biologicaldiversity.org/campaigns/oil_trains/methodology.html) by the Center for Biological Diversity. Oil trains have experienced a dramatic increase in explosions and derailments across the country in recent years.
Posted: Thu Sep 3, 2015 4:53PM
calendar Screening of : Cowspiracy-The Sustainability Secret - by
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists' Hall 1924 Cedar (@Bonita), Berkeley www.bfuu.org
Event Date:Thu Sep 10, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Sep 2, 2015 9:12PM
calendar Beyond Recognition - A film screening and presentation to benefit Defend Knowland Park! an 120_slide-protect2-940x383.jpg original image ( 940x383) - by Defend Knowland Park!
Station 40 - 3030 16th St. B - Chutchui - San Francisco
Event Date:Sun Sep 6, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Sep 2, 2015 12:52PM
calendar Forum/Foro: California Water Crisis Deepens/La Crisis de Agua se Profundiza en California 120_california-drought.jpg original image ( 2000x1000) - by Party for Socialism and Liberation
2969 Mission St., between 25th and 26th Sts. Near 24th St. BART, #14, 49 MUNI $3 - $10 donation requested, no one turned away for lack of funds. Refreshments served. Wheelchair accessible. For more info: 415-821-6171 or http://www.PSLweb.org. ----------------------------------------- 2969 Calle Mission esquiná de la calle 25 y 26, acerca de BART/24 St., MUNI #14, 49. Sugerimos una donación de $3 a $10, todos bienvenidos, con o sin fondos. Habrá antojitos. Para mayor información ...
Event Date:Fri Sep 11, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 1, 2015 6:39PM
text The 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina - by Ted Rudow III, MA
New Orleans The 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the 2005 storm that devastated the Gulf Coast and New Orleans, killing more than 1,800 people, forcing more than a million people to evacuate. The words that Dickens gave us centuries ago: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times"
Posted: Tue Sep 1, 2015 3:14PM
image Street Heat in Fresno -- August 2015 120_dsc_2573.jpg original image ( 3008x2000) - by Mike Rhodes
This is an audio recording of the August 28, 2015 Street Heat radio show on KFCF 88.1 FM. The .mp3 is 1 hour long. Photo below: Bryson White is a community organizer for Faith in Community spoke about that groups effort towards a more just, compassionate, equitable and thriving city of Fresno.
Posted: Tue Sep 1, 2015 10:19AM
calendar Flood Wall Street West-- Mass March & Action to Shut Down Climate Profiteers - by sparki@riseup.net
Justin Herman Plaza 1 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105
Event Date:Mon Sep 28, 2015 8:00AM
Posted: Sun Aug 30, 2015 6:17PM
image Reclamation will slash lower American River flows to only 800 cfs 120_800_american.jpg original image ( 800x533) - by Dan Bacher
Over the past 3 years during a record drought, the Bureau of Reclamation and California Department of Water Resources have systematically drained Folsom Reservoir, along with Trinity Reservoir on the Trinity River, Shasta Lake on the Sacramento River and Lake Oroville on the Feather River, to export subsidized water to corporate agribusiness interests on the westside of the San Joaquin Valley, Southern California water agencies and oil companies conducting fracking and other extreme oil extra...
Posted: Fri Aug 28, 2015 6:52PM
document "The Safe Communities, Parks and Schools Act of 2016" Filing Announced californians-for-safer-communities-initiative.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by via Californians for Safer Communities
Californians for Safer Communities desires to improve our communities and parks through reasonable and common-sense policies that emphasize the importance of public safety and sustainable environmental practices.
Posted: Fri Aug 28, 2015 5:20PM
image 908 Environmentalists Have Been Murdered in Brazil, Many Elsewhere As Well 120_368.jpg original image ( 500x333) - by Nonviolent Trees
Chico Mendes, Santos Rodrigues, Ohio nun Dorothy Stang are some of the nearly 1000 environmentalists murdered in Brazil by cattle ranchers, loggers, and other financial interests.
Posted: Fri Aug 28, 2015 9:54AM
text State maintains loophole for cancer-causing pesticides - by via Californians for Pesticide Reform
Sacramento, CA, August 24, 2015 - Late Friday, state officials responded — and again signaled delay — on implementing restrictions for the use of the cancer-causing pesticide Telone. This comes on the heals of repeated requests to end the practice of “banking” allowances for hazardous pesticide use from year-to-year. And across the state, children are returning to school, some of them in very close proximity to fields where heavy amounts of the Telone are used.
Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2015 3:02PM
text Nuclear Shutdown News August 2015 - by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the US nuclear industry, and highlights the efforts of those who are working for a nuclear free world.
Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2015 12:36AM
calendar San Francisco Critical Mass bike ride - by Jesse palmer
Gather at Justin Herman plaza - foot of Market St. by Ferry building and Embarcadero BART
Event Date:Fri Aug 28, 2015 6:00PM
Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2015 10:33PM
document Judge denies Westlands' request to block higher Trinity River flows judge_o_neill_s_aug._26_decision.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by Dan Bacher
"The potential harm to the Plaintiffs from the potential, but far from certain, loss of added water supply in 2015 or 2016 does not outweigh the potentially catastrophic damage that 'more likely than not' will occur to this year’s salmon runs in the absence of the 2015 FARs," ruled Judge O'Neill.
Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2015 5:53PM
image Cows On Fire In Washington. USDA Won't Let Montana Use Firefighting Helicopters 120_cowsnearfire.jpg original image ( 1200x842) - by Extinguisher
The biggest fire in Washington history, one of nearly 70 burning in Western states, has burned an area bigger than Rhode Island. States ask for volunteers. Inaction and lack of prioritization by the federal government has made this the worst fire season eve
Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2015 12:15PM
calendar Phat Beets Produce Fall Plant Sale n' Benefit 120_11896397_889478251088505_4646142559825109785_o.jpg original image ( 2048x1228) - by Alyssa Cheung
Dover Street Edible Park (Dover Street between 57th and 58th St, Oakland, CA)
Event Date:Sun Sep 6, 2015 11:00AM
Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2015 12:10AM

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