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Thu Jun 12 2008"Stop The Spray" March Across the Golden Gate Bridge
Thu Jun 12 2008Golden Gate Bridge Protest Against The LBAM Spraying
On May 31st, nearly a thousand protesters marched across the Golden Gate Bridge to protest the proposed spraying of the Bay Area for light brown apple moths. Groups gathered on both sides of the bridge and marched to the middle carrying signs protesting the proposed aerial spraying of a moth pheromone over the parts of the Bay Area in the state sponsored campaign to wipe out the moth.
Last fall, the State of California sprayed pesticides over Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties to control the potentially invasive Light Brown Apple Moth (LBAM). In the following weeks, over 600 people reported adverse health effects, ranging from breathing problems to rashes. Since then, tens of thousands of Californians have called on Governor Schwarzenegger to investigate the health complaints and place a moratorium on future aerial pesticide spraying.
Video: 1 | 2 | 3 | Protest Announcements 1 | 2 | 3 | UC Davis Scientists Ask USDA To Halt Eradication Program | Bush Administration's Ongoing Assault on Blue-State California | LBAM Spray .com | Stop The Spray Marin
Previous Indybay Coverage: CASS Releases Economic Impact Report on LBAM Pesticide Spray Program | Aerial Spray Program Imposed by CDFA May Violate Human Rights and Incur Liabilities | Plan Announced To Spray Toxic Biological Chemicals Over San Francisco
Frivolous Spending at Sonoma State University (2 comments) Monday Dec 5th 3:31 PM
The Rising Housing Prices In Sonoma County Monday Dec 5th 2:14 PM
Keep the Santa Rosa Media Center Open Friday Nov 25th 10:50 PM
Student Debt after College (1 comment) Friday Nov 25th 5:13 PM
As Commercial Crab Season Opens, Fishermen Urged to Implement Gear Modifications to Prevent Whale Entanglements Monday Nov 14th 3:23 PM
Santa Rosa: Solidarity with Marginalized Communities Sunday Nov 13th 2:55 PMMore Local News...
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Thousand of Activists Call for Protection of Silky Sharks at U.N. Wildlife Conference Wednesday Sep 21st 11:17 AM
Silky Sharks Singled Out as Species to Protect at International Conservation Meeting in Ha Thursday Sep 8th 9:13 AM
New Study Links Eating Shark Fins & Meat to Alzheimer’s Disease Thursday Sep 1st 8:45 AM
Senator Ben Allen Nominated for Presidential Champions of Change Award Thursday Sep 1st 8:33 AM
Conservationists Urge Increased Protections of Silky Sharks at International Meeting Monday Jul 25th 10:19 AM
Killer whales remain protected in Washington Wednesday Jun 15th 5:03 PMMore Global News...
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Women's Safety on Sonoma State University's campus Tuesday Nov 29th 7:55 PM
Women's safety on college campus (Sonoma State University and Santa Rosa Junior college) Tuesday Nov 29th 6:59 PM
The Effects of Officer Involved Shootings On Police Officers Tuesday Nov 29th 10:35 AM
Gene-Altered Salmon; The FDA is not credible Tuesday Dec 15th 9:43 PM
Human Trafficking in Sonoma County Tuesday Dec 15th 2:04 PM
‘Went in like Gestapo’–Sonoma sheriffs’ bloody rampage Friday Oct 9th 6:43 AMOpen Newswire...
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