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Annual Pancake Breakfast and Plant Sale - by Ken McIntire/Lawrence Fernandez
Mission Blue Nursery- 2401 Bayshore Blvd, Brisbane CA 94005 (Behind the Brisbane Fire Department; follow the signs on Bayshore)
Event Date:Sun Aug 3, 2014 8:30AM
Posted: Mon Jul 28, 2014 12:57PM
Snake Valley Festival in Baker NV fights SNWA ‘Water Grab’ - by By Garrett Estrada
The annual Snake Valley Festival held in Baker, NV featured signs focusing on protecting local aquifers from the Southern Nevada Water Authority's proposed pipeline to Las Vegas. Residents of the Snake and Spring Valleys are trying to raise awareness that if the SNWA pipeline is built the water beneath their feet will be taken to Las Vegas for the benefit of golf courses, fountains and other unsustainable development. Entire spring fed ecosystems will collapse and species like the spring snai...
Posted: Sat Jul 26, 2014 6:55AM
Chevron's Richmond refinery expansion will increase greenhouse gas emissions by 20% (audio/mpeg 1.8MB) - by Pacifica Evening News
Chevron's Richmond oil refinery is already the greatest emitter of greenhouse gases in the State of California. According to Richmond Planning Commissioner Marilyn Langlois, Chevron's plan for its complex refinery expansion will increase its emissions by another 20% of what they are now, but Chevron is denying that by excluding the emissions that will be produced by PraxAir, an affiliate corporation.
Posted: Fri Jul 25, 2014 9:23PM
Swordfish Drift Gillnet Fishery Restricted to Protect Loggerhead Sea Turtles - by Joanna Nasar
What does el Nino mean for loggerhead sea turtles and a deadly fishery? Read below to find out.
Posted: Fri Jul 25, 2014 11:29AM
Bay Delta Conservation Plan Officials Suppress Freedom of Speech - by Dan Bacher
Bob Wright, Senior Counsel of Friends of the River, concluded, "The fish and the Delta are in peril. Extinction is forever. The 40,000 pages of BDCP project proponent advocacy are unworthy of the epic decisions to be made guiding the future of the fish, northern California Rivers, and the Delta. If this is not worth the environmental full disclosure required by law and the NEPA, CEQA and ESA required do-over, what is?"
Posted: Fri Jul 25, 2014 9:28AM
DuPont Refuses Treatment of Toxic TCE Plume; Form Phosgene Smog Over Lake - by DuPont Profits Trump Life
For several decades a DuPont ammunition plant in Pompton Lakes, NJ has leaked pollution into the groundwater and chemical gases (TCE, PCE and others) have seeped into resident’s basements causing cancer and other health disorders. The DuPont Corporation refuses to clean their pollution site and the EPA ignores the residents and works their magic on them with deceptive words. Latest plan for remediation by DuPont is to have the plume washed into the lake with fast moving solvents. They forgo...
Posted: Fri Jul 25, 2014 7:55AM
PPIC Poll: 51 percent of likely voters would back $11.1 billion water bond - by Dan Bacher
"The water bond is hanging by a thread, at just 1% over the minimum majority," said Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Executive Director of Restore the Delta. "That is a terribly weak position for any measure that would costs Californians billions of dollars."
Posted: Fri Jul 25, 2014 7:44AM
Sustainable San Jose 3D - by Shelby Minister
48 South 7th Street San Jose, CA 95112
Event Date:Wed Aug 13, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Jul 24, 2014 5:24PM
California Court Rules Against Dangerous Oil Development Near Pinnacles National Park - by Center for Biological Diversity
MONTEREY, Calif.— Citing concerns about water use and contamination, a Monterey County Superior Court judge has ruled that San Benito County unlawfully approved a dangerous new oil-development project near Pinnacles National Park that could result in hundreds of wells being drilled in important agricultural and wildlife habitat in the Salinas Valley watershed. As the judge’s ruling notes, “There are numerous opportunities for toxic spills to occur that the County has apparently not cont...
Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 10:35PM
Communism And Corporate Democracy Fracking The US and Canada - by Tomas DiFiore
May 27, 2014 – A Bloomberg News analysis of 61 shale drilling companies found that the economic picture of shale oil and gas is unstable. Shale debt has almost doubled over the last four years while revenue has gained just 5.6 percent. For the 61 companies in their analysis, Bloomberg News reported: “In a measure of the shale industry’s financial burden, debt hit $163.6 billion in the first quarter.” Communists and Capitalists Together - Boring Through The Bedrock Of This Nation
Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 8:54PM
Chevron campaign to buy City of Richmond: Andrés Soto on CIUT-Ontario (audio/mpeg 25.5MB) - by CIUT-Toronto-Taylor Report
Chevron is attempting to buy the City of Richmond, to insure the complex refinery permit it hopes to win at Richmond's next City Council meeting, on July 29th. Andrés Soto spoke to CIUT-Toronto host Phil Taylor about Chevron's purchase orders and the environmental battles throughout the East Bay Refinery Corridor. The Richmond City Council meeting on July 29th will begin at 6:30, at 403 Civic Center Drive, Richmond, four or five blocks east of the Richmond BART station.
Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 8:11PM
Stop Fooling California exposes oil lobbyist conflict of interest - by Dan Bacher
“Big Oil, we know you're no stranger to conflicts of interest. But you have outdone yourself this time!” the group, Stop Fooling California, stated on its Facebook page.(https://www.facebook.com/StopFoolingCalifornia)
Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 6:36PM
Standing on Sacred Ground: Santa Cruz premiere w/ Chief Caleen Sisk - by
Resource Center for Nonviolence 612 Ocean St, Santa Cruz
Event Date:Fri Aug 1, 2014 6:30PM
Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 3:42PM
Gilroy Garlic Festival: No More Frog Legs! - by via Save the Frogs
Please help us get frog legs off the menu at the internationally-acclaimed Gilroy Garlic Festival! Send the letter below to the festival's Executive Director Mr. Brian Bowe. Thank you for helping SAVE THE FROGS! and significantly diminishing the environmentally-damaging frog legs trade.
Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 10:17AM
Screening of : Numen-The Nature of Plants - by
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall 1924 Cedar (@Bonita), Berkeley www.bfuu.org
Event Date:Thu Aug 7, 2014 6:30PM
Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 8:34PM
Richmond environmentalists 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
Water, Land & Cultural Survival: Ongoing Indigenous Struggles in California - by
Station 40 3030B 16th St., at Mission
Event Date:Sat Aug 2, 2014 6:30PM
Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 10:43AM
Department of Water Resources Faces $60 Million Shortfall - 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
The EPA, The OMB Bureaucracy, Risk Assessment And National Climate Coalitions - 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
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