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text Lawsuit Challenges Approval of Destructive Napa Vineyard Development by Center for Biological Diversity
Project Will Destroy Wildlife Habitat, Cut Down Thousands of Trees...
Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2017 3:48PM
text EPA Analysis: 97 Percent of Endangered Species Threatened by Two Common Pesticides by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, January 18, 2017 — The Environmental Protection Agency today released its first rigorous nationwide analysis of the effects of pesticides on endangered species, finding that 97 percent of the more than 1,800 animals and plants protected under the Endangered Species Act are likely to be harmed by malathion and chlorpyrifos, two commonly used pesticides. Another 78 percent are likely to be hurt by the pesticide diazinon. The results released today are the final biological evaluation...
Posted: Wed Jan 18, 2017 9:11PM
text USDA Grants Final Approval for Invasive GE Grass by Center for Biological Diversity
Rushed Approval of Genetically Engineered Bentgrass Granted Despite Ongoing Threat to Agriculture, Environment...
Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2017 4:50PM
calendar Merchants of Doubt Film Screening by San Francisco Green Film Festival
Roxie Theatre 3117 16th St. San Francisco, CA 94103...
Event Date: Sat Jan 21, 2017 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2017 11:50AM
calendar Monterey County Aquifer Exemption Hearing 480_south-monterey-county-hearing-2015_1.jpg by Protect Monterey County
King City Recreation Center 401 Division St. King City, CA...
Event Date: Thu Feb 9, 2017 4:00PM
Posted: Mon Jan 16, 2017 1:31PM
calendar Protect Monterey County General Meeting 480_ban-fracking-defend-z-protect-our-water_1.jpg by Protect Monterey County
Peace & Justice Center 1364 Fremont Blvd. Seaside, CA...
Event Date: Mon Jan 23, 2017 6:30PM
Posted: Mon Jan 16, 2017 1:26PM
image Big Oil Lobbyist Backs 'Well-Designed' California Carbon Trading Program 480_wspa_prez_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
A report released in September 2016 documents "critical flaws" in California's carbon trading system, proving many of the concerns the environmental justice community has long raised. The report, “A Preliminary Environmental Equity Assessment of California’s Cap-And-Trade Program,” authored by Rachel Morello-Frosch, Manuel Pastor, James Sadd, Lara Cushing, Madeline Wander, and Allen Zhu, "demonstrates that polluters using the cap and trade system are adversely impacting environmental justi...
Posted: Mon Jan 16, 2017 10:02AM
text Turtle Island Statement on EPA Administrator Candidate Scott Pruitt by Peter
In advance of the confirmation hearings with the U.S. Senate, Turtle Island Restoration Network has issued the following statement on Scott Pruitt....
Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 2:19PM
text California Agency Proposes Turning Monterey Aquifer Into Oil Waste Dump by Center for Biological Diversity
State's Proposal Shrugs Off Voters' Approval of Ban on Oil Waste Injection...
Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 12:01PM
text Nuclear Shutdown News January 2017 by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the nuclear power industry, in the US and abroad, and highlights the efforts of those who're working to create a nuclear free world. Here is our January 2017 report:...
Posted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 3:29PM
calendar The Forest Garden Greenhouse: How to Design and Manage an Indoor Permaculture Oasis unnamed.jpg by Ecology Center
2530 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94702...
Event Date: Tue Jan 24, 2017 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 1:32PM
text Killing Continues to Mount in California Drift Gillnet Fishery: Government Adds New Species by Cassie
Today, the National Marine Fisheries Service published its final List of Fisheries for 2017. The list classifies U.S. fisheries based on the level of mortality and serious injury that occurs in each fishery. The California drift gillnet fishery is once again ranked as Category I, the most harmful rating a fishery can receive....
Posted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 12:21PM
calendar Save the Berkeley Shellmound, Defend Sacred History by 000
Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting At: Berkeley City Council Chambers (2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way)...
Event Date: Thu Jan 12, 2017 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 12:23AM
text Livermore Residents in Hazmat Suits to Rally Against Plan to Sacrifice Water to Big Oil by Center for Biological Diversity
LIVERMORE, Calif.— Livermore residents and Center for Biological Diversity members wearing hazmat suits and flanked by toxic waste barrels will rally tomorrow at Livermorium Plaza against a plan to sacrifice local underground water to the oil industry. The rally will take place ahead of a public hearing held by state oil regulators on this "aquifer exemption" plan....
Posted: Tue Jan 10, 2017 6:11PM
calendar 10th Anniversary Oak Grove Treesit Photo Gallery 480___treesit_1.jpg by Darin
The Long Haul Infoshop, 3124 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley....
Event Date: Sat Jan 21, 2017 3:00PM
Posted: Tue Jan 10, 2017 2:39PM
calendar MLK Day of Service on the Richmond Greenway by The Watershed Project
Richmond Greenway between Ohio and Chanslor Aves. Two sign in locations: 8 th St. at the Greenway, or 20 th St. at the Greenway...
Event Date: Mon Jan 16, 2017 8:30AM
Posted: Mon Jan 9, 2017 2:14PM
calendar MLK Day of Service Bay Trail Cleanup! by The Watershed Project
Stege Marsh, Bay Trail in Richmond, CA Meet at 51st St. at the entrance to the Bay Trail (near South 51st St. and Bayview Ave.)...
Event Date: Mon Jan 16, 2017 9:00AM
Posted: Mon Jan 9, 2017 2:10PM
text Army Corps Issues Blanket Approval to Destroy Tens of Thousands of Acres of U.S. Wetlands by Center for Biological Diversity
Program Allows Mass Environmental Degradation With Limited Oversight...
Posted: Mon Jan 9, 2017 1:48AM
image Lawsuit Filed to Protect Endangered San Joaquin Kit Fox From 8,000-acre Grapevine Development 480_san_joaquin_kit_fox_usfws_fpwc_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
Project Would Destroy Wildlife Habitat, Worsen Air Quality...
Posted: Sat Jan 7, 2017 5:16PM
text Federal Analysis Downplays Fracking's Threats to Public Land in California by Center for Biological Diversity
Draft Proposal Seeks to Open Hundreds of Thousands of Acres of Public Land on Central Coast to Drilling, Fracking...
Posted: Thu Jan 5, 2017 3:57PM