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Health and Safety Gaps in Safe Drinking and Clean Water Acts - by by Patrick Porgans and Lloyd G. Carter
Since 1978 the State has received on average $600 million to $800 million annually for clean water programs that are administered by the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) through the Clean Water State Revolving Fund. EPA officials estimate California needs $39 billion in capital improvements through 2026 for water systems to continue providing safe drinking water to the public. Instead, Gov. Brown is pushing a $14 billion twin tunnel project to ship relatively clean S...
Posted: Thu May 23, 2013 11:20AM
California Trust Act Moves Forward - by Steve Pleich
Trust and Equal Protection Under the Law
Posted: Sun May 19, 2013 2:50PM
Counter-Currents on the Run! - by Circle Ansuz Bay Area Leidang
The Circle Ansuz Bay Area Leidang has been actively pursuing Counter-Currents Publishing for the last several months. We have recently learned they are claiming to have left the Bay Area and have moved to San Diego, CA.
Posted: Thu May 16, 2013 10:28AM
Are any activist events happening on Tuesday, May 14? - by Calendar-Checker
As of right now (Monday night, 11:45 pm), ZERO activist events are listed as happening on Tuesday, May 14!
Posted: Mon May 13, 2013 11:44PM
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
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
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
Early Childhood Education will change the school system - by Tania
A new major is being implemented at some college campuses. This may improve the education our children receive during their first academic years, Pre-school.
Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:44AM
Sonoma State: Maintaining Appearances - by Tanya Trimble
Sonoma State University is maintaining its reputation of being the whitest, richest school in California as it cuts funding for key diversity support systems. Survey results suggest that students of color feel just as uncomfortable, in terms of their race on campus, as they did five years ago.
Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 10:41PM
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
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
Human Trafficking - Everyone Can Help - by Eleanor White
A retired New York City police detective has come up with a plan where all ordinary citizens can have a substantial impact on efforts to stop human trafficking.
Posted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 12:39PM
Animal Rights Groups Offer Rewards In Shelton Snake’s Death - by Caine Weiner
Animal Rights Groups Offer Rewards In Shelton Snake’s Death
Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 1:21PM
Caine Weiner - by Caine Weiner
Hunters should look to the skies, but not for canvasback ducks or fair weather. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals will soon acquire “impressive new weapons to combat those who gun down deer and doves.” Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/blog/watercooler/2013/apr/16/animal-rights-activists-will-use-airborne-drones-s/#ixzz2Qqe4hwux Follow us: @washtimes on Twitter
Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 1:18PM
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
Rights - by Cameron J
Being raised by lesbians and being completely normal in family values.
Posted: Mon Apr 15, 2013 7:23PM
AIPAC, Boxer & Israel Oppose First Amendment - by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
Some people like to think that Senator Barabra Boxer, Democrat of California, is somehow more liberal than Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein of California. This is, of course a lie. You can always start with their position on Israel as they are always 100% supporters of the Zionist government of Israel, a US puppet in the Middle East to protect US oil profits. Boxer has now introduced AIPAC legislation so Israelis can enter the US without a visa and bars Arab Americans, Muslims and Ameri...
Posted: Mon Apr 15, 2013 8:17AM
J4AB Denounces Latest OPD Shooting and Masso Reinstatement. Calls for OPD Accountability. - by JP Massar
Press release and accompanying info from the Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition. Video is approximately five minutes long. Please see www.indybay.org/newsitems/2013/03/26/18734271.php to view the video.
Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2013 4:12PM
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
While Southland Contemplates Nuke Restart, Norcal Study Shows No Nukes = Less Cancer - by Michael Steinberg
While the NRC is contemplating restart of the San Onofre nuclear plant in Southern California, a new study shows that, since the Rancho Seco nuclear plant shut down in 1989, cancer cases have declined.
Posted: Tue Apr 9, 2013 10:18PM