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Nevada Tribes Walk 272 Miles to Protest SNWA Pipeline - by Ely Times (repost)
On Saturday, Native Americans representing the Confederate Tribes of the Goshute Reservation, Wells Colony, Elko/TeMoke Tribe, Battle Mountain and Yomba Shoshone along with Tribal members from the Northern Ute, Cheyenne-Arapaho, Navajo, Cherokee and non-natives began a run/walk from Wells to Caliente, traveling about 272 miles in protest of Southern Nevada Water Authority’s groundwater project.
Posted: Tue May 14, 2013 11:37AM
Desal Advocacy and Conflict of Interest - Santa Cruz and Soquel Creek Water District - by Paul Gratz
Last week at the so-called special joint study session, the City of Santa Cruz and Soquel Creek Water District rolled out their advocacy campaign to build political and public acceptance for the desal EIR study and approval of the regional desal plant. All eyes are now on Santa Cruz , which should be considered the litmus test for the Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary’s desal future. If the Santa Cruz “expandable” regional desal plant is approved, then desal industry leaders can easily pur...
Posted: Mon May 13, 2013 10:02PM
Occupy the Farm RePlants the Gill Tract!~ - by Ryan Rising
Occupy the Farm has gathered at the Gill Tract in Albany, CA, and walked back on to the land to replant uprooted seedlings and put some new plant starts into the ground. Over one hundred people and one bunny got together across Monroe Street from the piece of land that was planted Saturday and tilled under earlier this Monday morning and walked back on to the land arm in arm.
Posted: Mon May 13, 2013 8:18PM
More Links between Drakes Bay Oyster Co., Right-Wing Groups - by EAC of West Mariin
With a hearing scheduled in the 9th Circuit Federal Appeals Court tomorrow, May 14th, the long-scheduled closure of the Drakes Bay Oyster Company has become a cause celebre of well-funded conservative groups, as they seek to overturn the Interior Department’s decision so they can open more of our protected public lands to oil and gas exploration.
Posted: Mon May 13, 2013 2:08PM
Four Arrests, A Tractor Sit-In, and A Destroyed Farm - by Ryan Rising
Four people are arrested today attempting to plant and then defend a community farm in Albany, CA on a piece of land owned and planned to be paved over and developed by the University of California at Berkeley. Many farmers express they want a peaceful and voluntary shift towards all people taking care of each other, and also that destruction of food will not be tolerated. RISE UP
Posted: Mon May 13, 2013 1:55PM
Sierra Club California Condemns Governor's Delta Policy - by Dan Bacher
Based on recently released chapters of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP), the tunnel proposal “will be disastrous for the environment, the cultural resources and the economy in the Delta,” the letter from Sierra Club California says.
Posted: Tue May 7, 2013 5:58PM
The Bees need Your Help! - by David Dippe'
Some things that people can do to help bees survive Colony Collapse Disorder.
Posted: Tue May 7, 2013 3:39PM
Keystone XL Pipeline Could Cost $100 Billion Per Year in Health and Environmental Damages - by Oil Change International
Oil Change International today uncovered that the full cost of the Keystone XL Pipeline could be upwards of $100 Billion per year...
Posted: Tue May 7, 2013 1:56PM
Public Hysteria Task Force Has 1st Meeting Tonight 6 PM Tony Hill Room Civic Auditorium SC - by Robert Norse
The "Public Safety" Task Force, hand-picked by Mayor Hillary Bryant, has its first meeting tonight at 6 PM in the small Tony Hill sideroom at the Civic Auditorium on Church St. across from City Council chambers. According to staff person Scott Collins, the meeting will not be televised, though he intends to bring a small audio recorder. The room accommodates a much smaller number of people than the City Council chambers across the street or the main Civic auditorium assembly room in the sa...
Posted: Tue May 7, 2013 9:24AM
Santa Cruz Desal EIR Detached From Reality? - by Paul Gratz
On Tuesday, May 7 at 7 PM, the Santa Cruz City Council will hold a special study session about the Regional Seawater Desal Project Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) which is expected to be released next week.
Posted: Fri May 3, 2013 12:29PM
Some Action at the Bee Hive - by Beartruth
The Sacramento Bee finally reports on some of the potential impacts of the Delta tunnel project.
Posted: Sun Apr 28, 2013 3:23PM
Brown Cancelling Cost Benefit Analysis of Peripheral Tunnels Water gRAB? - by Sludge
Jerry the Brown is selling out all of California
Posted: Sat Apr 27, 2013 6:34PM
Fukushima's Catastrophic Aftermath Continues - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Sat Apr 27, 2013 12:01AM
Is Facebook Blocking Posts And Deleting Profiles Of Anti-GMO Activists? - by John Thielking
Author's Note: This information, including the articles on GMO corn, is preliminary information only. The report that the articles are based on has not been published so there is no way to verify it's authenticity. Still, Facebook appears to have deleted the account of Magistar Networks and is blocking the viewing of this article by at least one of my FB friends.
Posted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 2:18PM
Court Documents Reveal Controversial Oyster Company's Financial Reporting Deceived State - by Save Point Reyes Wilderness
Taxpayers may be responsible for clean-up costs over 50 times what controversial oyster company previously reported.
Posted: Tue Apr 23, 2013 5:17PM
Democrat Obama Charged Environmentalist Tim DeChristopher - by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
Environmentalist Tim DeChristopher was charged in April 2009 by Democrat Obama for interfering with a 2008 public auction when he disrupted the Bush administration’s last-minute move to sell off oil and gas exploitation rights in Utah. The auction was declared illegal and he had rasied money to make the first payment, both points a judge would not let the jury know, demonstrating we have no justice system.
Posted: Tue Apr 23, 2013 8:44AM
Fracking - by Ted Rudow III, MA
The chemicals used in fracking are highly diluted and natural gas is clean and abundant and fracking will provide many needed jobs. The promotional language that fracking has been unrolled across our nation. One of my biggest concerns is what fracking does to air quality. Our other Western states like Colorado showing that drilling and fracking operations are almost always accompanied by spikes in ground-level ozone -- smog.
Posted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 7:10PM
Is It A Win Or A Spin: Air Quality District To Require Frac Notifications - by Tomas DiFiore
But First! the new coalition for Trickle Down Trades in Democracy, in concert with the Mitigation Action Committee (MAC) for the trade group All States Service To Oil and Gas (ASSTOG) Political Action Committee (PAC) has claimed a victory over regulatory action by simply adjusting Administrative Requirements to gathering information, over a 2 year time period, with submittal of a finalized Report and Recommendations.
Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 1:04PM
Chernobyl & Fukushima: Ongoing Consequences - by Dianne Durham
Award-winning author Cecile Pineda will discuss and sign copies of her newest book, Devil’s Tango: How I Learned the Fukushima Step by Step, at the Oakland Public Library Main Branch, 125 14th Street, on Thursday, April 18th from 6 to 8 PM. Ms. Pineda’s book is a provocative and heart-wrenching exploration of the nuclear industry and the ongoing global impact of the meltdown of three reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility in Japan. An update on the dangers resulting from bot...
Posted: Tue Apr 16, 2013 11:43AM
Legal Brief Shows the Federal District Court Was Right to Deny Injunction to Oyster Co. - by Environmental Action Committee of West Marin
Local and national environmental organizations filed a brief in federal court today that highlights the multiple legal and factual errors in the controversial oyster company's attempt to overturn the 1976 Point Reyes Wilderness Act.
Posted: Wed Apr 10, 2013 2:16PM