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audio Richmond environemntalists request support for challenge to Chevron refinery expansion (audio/mpeg 1.8MB) - by KPFA Weekend News/Andrés Soto/Ann Garrison
Richmond environmentalists ask supporters from all over the Bay Area to attend the Richmond City Council meeting at 403 Civic Center Street, several blocks east of the Richmond BART station on Tuesday, July 22nd. The meeting starts at 6:30 pm, but Andrés Soto of Communities for a Better Environment is urging people to arrive by 5:30 to get good seats and fill out speaker cards. Chevron's Richmond Refinery produces more greenhouse gases than any other corporation in California.
Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 11:56AM
calendar Water, Land & Cultural Survival: Ongoing Indigenous Struggles in California 8_2speakingevent.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by
Station 40 3030B 16th St., at Mission
Event Date:Sat Aug 2, 2014 6:30PM
Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 10:43AM
image Department of Water Resources Faces $60 Million Shortfall 120_sacramento_river_clarksburg__.jpg original image ( 525x350) - by Dan Bacher
“Ultimately, DWR cannot go broke because it has a default source for funding: property taxes and water rates,” Carolee Krieger, Executive Director of the California Water Impact Network (C-WIN), pointed out. “They believe property taxes can be increased to meet the agency’s needs without a public vote.”
Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 8:38AM
image The EPA, The OMB Bureaucracy, Risk Assessment And National Climate Coalitions 120_noble_drills_nevada.jpg original image ( 507x352) - by Tomas DiFiore
Rural Nevada Protests Fracking June 6, 2014 RENO, Nev. (AP) — A rural county has joined an environmental group in challenging an oil and gas lease sale in central Nevada that could open 270 square miles of public land to hydraulic fracturing. Lander County Commissioner Dean Bullock said the county's protest was filed on behalf of ranchers and farmers. Communities across America continue to ban fracking with local community ordinances. There are no 'symbolic gestures'. Community Right's Init...
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 6:48PM
calendar OccupyForum -- The People's Climate Curriculum - by Karthik
Global Exchange, 2017 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA - 94110
Event Date:Mon Jul 21, 2014 6:00PM
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 9:27AM
calendar "COWSPIRACY: The Sustainability Secret" with director Keegan Kuhn 120_cowspiracy_small.jpg original image ( 210x316) - by Paris
AMC Saratoga 14 700 El Paseo De Saratoga San Jose, Ca 95130
Event Date:Thu Aug 28, 2014 6:30PM
Posted: Sun Jul 20, 2014 8:39PM
image Department of Conservation stops injection of fracking waste 120_800_caleen_sisk.jpg original image ( 800x533) - by Dan Bacher
According to Abraham Lustgarten of Pro Publica, "California officials have ordered an emergency shut-down of 11 oil and gas waste injection sites and a review more than 100 others in the state's drought-wracked Central Valley out of fear that companies may have been pumping fracking fluids and other toxic waste into drinking water aquifers there." Photo: Caleen Sisk, Chief and Spiritual Leader of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe, opens the big anti-fracking rally in Sacramento with a ceremony and...
Posted: Sun Jul 20, 2014 4:51PM
text Obama Admin. Clears Way for Dynamite-Like Blasts to Search for Oil & Gas Off East Coast - by Oceana
WASHINGTON – Today, the Obama administration released a decision authorizing the use of dynamite-like blasts to search for oil and gas deposits deep below the ocean floor in an area twice the size of California, stretching from Delaware to Florida. While the decision includes limited protections for species like the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale, of which there are less than 500 left worldwide, Oceana says they do not go far enough to combat the threats posed to fisheries...
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 7:59PM
calendar The Low Down on Pee and Poop: Composting Toilets and Urine Reuse - by Ecology Center
Ecology Center: 2530 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA, 94702
Event Date:Thu Aug 7, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 5:36PM
text Free Snapshot Contest Educates Public About California’s Pacific Leatherback Sea Turtles - by Joanna Nasar
To raise awareness about these sea turtles, Turtle Island Restoration Network and the California Coastal Conservancy are sponsoring the California Sea Turtle Hero Photo Contest this summer with fabulous prizes.
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 2:44PM
image Carlos Siderman is cyberstalked for opposing white tiger training cage in his neighborhood 120_1939666_228527550669018_1178156015_n.jpg original image ( 900x600) - by notigersmalibu
CARLOS SIDERMAN opposed allowing a WHITE TIGER training facility to be built in his neighborhood in the Santa Monica Mountains and the Beverly Hills white tigers owners Irena Hauser and Sophia Kryszek are seeking their revenge! They enlisted incessant blogger Mary Cummins who has pages of defamation lawsuits against her, to write a completely false article about bulldozed creeks and protected oak tree removal, as well as twisting family and business details, and send it to the top of his int...
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 2:06PM
text Lawsuit Launched to Halt Destruction of 14,000 Acres of Condor Habitat at Tejon Ranch - by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO— Condor advocates, conservationists and American Indians this week notified the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service they intend to sue over the agency’s approval of a “habitat conservation plan” that will destroy 14,000 acres of designated critical habitat for the California condor, one of the world’s most endangered birds. The habitat is entirely located on Tejon Ranch, north of Los Angeles, and will be destroyed by the development of the proposed Tejon Mountain Village re...
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 1:50PM
image Frivolous Lawsuit Filed to Prevent Closure of Drakes Bay Oyster Company 120_estero_low_tide.jpg original image ( 640x480) - by Amy Trainer
Restaurants File Meritless Lawsuit In Federal Court to Delay Inevitable Closure of Drakes Bay Oyster Company.
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 1:02PM
text please save water - by Skweakee Phelan + Pamela D. Phelan
California's current drought means every person, including farmers, MUST use less water!
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 9:31AM
image Shasta County Board votes to Investigate "Chemtrails" 120_srm_shasta_county.jpg original image ( 640x480) - by Beeline
On July 15, the Shasta County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to investigate alleged connections between the high altitude atmospheric application of chemicals commonly known as "chemtrails" and public health problems.
Posted: Thu Jul 17, 2014 6:45PM
calendar Mines To Vines in The Holy Land and Worldwide - Heidi Kuhn - by Kris Bowman
Unity In Marin 600 Palm Drive Novato, CA 94949 415-475-5000 http://www.unityinmarin.org
Event Date:Sun Aug 10, 2014 9:30AM
Posted: Thu Jul 17, 2014 6:05PM
calendar Just 15 Years to Avoid Climate Calamity - by steve lerman
Stream or download at http://greatspeechesandinterviews.blogspot.com/ Broadcast at Access Sacramento, Sundays 6-8pm PDT at http://www.live365.com/stations/accesssacramento?site=pro
Event Date:Sun Jul 20, 2014 6:00PM
Posted: Wed Jul 16, 2014 2:22PM
calendar Berkeley students to rally at the Regents Meeting for halt to development on Gill Tract - by sealstudents
Regents Meeting in San Francisco
Event Date:Wed Jul 16, 2014 9:00AM
Posted: Tue Jul 15, 2014 4:41PM
image Thousands of Pacific herring entrained in Delta pumps this year 120_delta-salvage-facilities_1_1.jpg original image ( 602x480) - by Dan Bacher
“We’re bringing saltwater critters into the Delta,” quipped Bill Jennings, Executive Director of the California Sportfishing Protection Alliance. “How long will it be before sharks start showing in the Delta?” This aerial photo shows the Tracy Fish Collection Facility (TFCF) on the South Delta. Photo by U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Sacramento.
Posted: Tue Jul 15, 2014 2:13PM
image Protesters urge Brown to protect California's water by banning fracking 120_10559888_538238892970956_8979869406659388398_n.jpg original image ( 526x394) - by Dan Bacher
Ironically, the Board is considering fines on residential users who take too much water after a drought year when the state and federal governments drained Shasta, Oroville and Folsom reservoirs to export water to "corporate water hogs" including corporate agribusiness interests farming toxic, drainage impaired land on the west side of the San Joaquin Valley, Southern California water agencies, and oil companies conducting fracking and steam injections in Kern County. None of these "water hog...
Posted: Tue Jul 15, 2014 1:25PM

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