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text Pesticide Incident Sends 18 Farmworkers to Hospital by via Californians for Pesticide Reform
Advocates press for better notification & protections...
Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:51PM
text California EPA Becomes First U.S. Agency to Declare That Roundup Causes Cancer by Center for Biological Diversity
SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 26, 2017 — The state of California announced today that as of July 7 it will list glyphosate, the main ingredient in the pesticide Roundup and the most common pesticide in the world, as a known human carcinogen under the state’s Proposition 65....
Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:47PM
image California Court Overturns Approval of Bakersfield Oil Train Terminal 480_oiltrain_flickr_royluck_by_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
San Joaquin Air Pollution Control District Approved Most Permits in Secret, With No Real Scrutiny of Environmental Risks...
Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:44PM
text Federal Recovery Plan for California Salamander Seeks to Protect 400,000 Acres by Center for Biological Diversity
Habitat Destruction, Fragmentation Still Dangers for Unique Tiger Salamander...
Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:35PM
calendar 7th Annual 9-11 (was an Inside Job) 4 Day Stop Driving Global Warming now Monthly by Zachary RunningWolf
Bay Area (East Bay) and Nationally and Internationally (Canada & Mexico)...
Event Date: Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:00AM
Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:04AM
calendar 7th Annual 9-11 (was an Inside Job) 4 Day Stop Driving Global Warming now Monthly by Zachary RunningWolf
Bay Area (East Bay) and Nationally and Internationally (Canada & Mexico)...
Event Date: Thu Jul 13, 2017 1:00AM
Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 10:59AM
calendar 7th Annual 9-11 (was an Inside Job) 4 Day Stop Driving Global Warming now Monthly by Zachary RunningWolf
Bay Area (East Bay) and Nationally and Internetionally (Canada & Mexico)...
Event Date: Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:00AM
Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 10:51AM
calendar 7th Annual 9-11 (was an Inside Job) 4 Day Stop Driving by Zachary RunningWolf
Both Bay Area (East Bay) but Nationally (US) and Internationally (Canada & Merxico)...
Event Date: Tue Jul 11, 2017 1:00AM
Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 10:42AM
image Trump administration approves permit to build Jerry Brown's Delta Tunnels paul-souza.jpg by Dan Bacher
“The Independent Review Panel report suggested that the biological opinion had serious flaws and that the Delta Tunnels will be terrible for Delta fish—those that live here year-round as well as those just passing through on their way to and from the Pacific Ocean,” said Tim Stroshane, Policy Analyst for Restore the Delta. Photo: Paul Souza, Pacific Southwest Regional Director for US FWS...
Posted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 2:56PM
image Why Delta Stewardship Council's Endorsement of Delta Tunnels Is So Wrong 480_img_4399_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Below is my three-minute testimony before the Delta Stewardship Council before they voted to endorse the Delta Tunnels plan as part of their amendments to the Delta Plan at their June 22 meeting in Sacramento. They made the decision, with only one dissenting vote, in spite of a massive turnout and hours of testimony by tunnels opponents, including fishermen, conservationists, environmental justice advocates, family farmers, Delta residents and elected officials. For more information about th...
Posted: Sun Jun 25, 2017 12:01PM
calendar 7th Annual 9-11 (was an INSIDE JOB) 4 Day Stop Driving Global Warming now Monthly by Zachary RunningWolf
Starting in EAST BAY and Including Canada (Mohawk Warrior Society, Idle No More) and Mexico (Zapatistas)....
Event Date: Tue Jul 11, 2017 1:00AM
Posted: Fri Jun 23, 2017 2:11PM
image Corrupt BAAQMD Executives Stall Caps On Bay Area Air Pollution With Last Minute Proposal 480_baaqmd_refineries_caps_not_coughs6-21-17__1.jpg by Labor Video Project
The Bay Air Quality Management Management District executives at the last minute made proposals at the June 21, 2017 meeting to increase the level of pollutants by 25% in response to a policy to cap emissions. The BAAQMD management has previously bullied and fired two whistleblowers who were trying to stop the destruction of pollution records by the agency....
Posted: Fri Jun 23, 2017 4:36AM
calendar Shoreline Cleanup, with ReThink Disposable 480_20170608straw_1_1_1.jpg by Shorebird Park Nature Center
Shorebird Park Nature Center | 160 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94710...
Event Date: Sat Jul 15, 2017 9:00AM
Posted: Thu Jun 22, 2017 2:34PM
calendar Smog of the Sea: Film Screening and Potluck 480_20170608straw_1.jpg by Transition Berkeley
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall | 1924 Cedar Street, Berkeley, CA 94709...
Event Date: Thu Jul 6, 2017 6:30PM
Posted: Thu Jun 22, 2017 1:38PM
calendar Screening of : The Smog of the Sea 480_smog-of-the-sea-high-res_poster_1.jpg by Carole Bennett-Simmons
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall 1924 Cedar (@Bonita), Berkeley www.bfuu.org...
Event Date: Thu Jul 6, 2017 6:30PM
Posted: Tue Jun 20, 2017 2:57PM
calendar Bay Area: Earth First! Roadshow by Diablo Rising Tide
Omni Commons 4799 Shattuck Oakland...
Event Date: Sat Jun 17, 2017 7:00PM
Posted: Sat Jun 17, 2017 9:27AM
audio Colette Pichon Battle: Title VI and Environmental Justice (audio/mpeg 50.1mb) by Theo Hilton
Collette Pichon-Battle, director of the U.S. Human Rights Network. Former Gulf Coast Center for Law and Policy. Immigration Attorney by practice. Tulane Environmental Law Summit. Saturday, March 11, 2017. The focus of the panel from which this was taken was how environmental justice cases are transforming into civil rights issues, becoming one in the same. We will also discuss how that has and will continue to affect title VI....
Posted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 7:23AM
calendar Tell the Global Insurance Industry to Unfriend Coal by Carla and Casey
California St & Stockton St, San Francisco, CA 94108...
Event Date: Fri Jun 16, 2017 5:15PM
Posted: Sat Jun 10, 2017 11:27AM
image Group Files Lawsuit Against DWR Over Oroville Dam Asbestos Records 480_c93tarjuaaave_f.jpg-small_1.jpeg by Dan Bacher
“DWR’s culture is bound by secrecy to protect its image and its very slanted focus, which is to maximize water exports to its contractors,” stated AquAlliance Executive Director Barbara Vlamis. “AquAlliance strongly believes that the public’s right to know is essential in a democracy and legally enforceable, something we are happy to take on.” Photo: Water releases from Lake Oroville going over the badly damaged spillway into the Feather River. Photo courtesy of California Department of...
Posted: Thu Jun 8, 2017 12:30PM
text California’s Attorney General Asks EPA to Ban Brain-Harming Pesticide by Safe Ag Safe Schools/Lucia Calderon
California Attorney General (AG) Xavier Becerra joined six other states in urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to follow through on a proposed ban for the brain-harming pesticide chlorpyrifos, in a legal filing made public today. Farmworker families and people living in agricultural communities urge state officials to follow the AG’s call for federal action with immediate steps to protect farmworkers and communities from contaminated air and water caused by continued use of ...
Posted: Wed Jun 7, 2017 10:43AM