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text The Shortwave Report 12/14/18 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Spanish National Radio, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Dec 13, 2018 4:26PM
text Santa Cruz Earth First! Spokesperson Dennis Davie Has Gone to the Summerland by Craig Louis Stehr
Long time Santa Cruz Earth First! spokesperson Dennis Davie left the earth plane on Monday December 10th....
Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 10:34PM
text Senate Hears Bill to Shoot or Evict Native Elk From California National Park by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, December 11, 2018 — A Senate subcommittee Wednesday will consider legislation to allow native tule elk to be shot or removed from California’s Point Reyes National Seashore, the only national park where these elk exist....
Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 4:36PM
text Judge Orders Kern County to Rescind Approvals for Grapevine Development by Center for Biological Diversity
Court Says Kern County Must Consider Air Pollution, Health Impacts...
Posted: Sun Dec 9, 2018 1:46PM
text Woosley Fire Contamination Exasperates Nearby Communities with the Fires by Megan Rodrigues
Woosley Fires in California pollutants are affecting the soil, water, and vegetation....
Posted: Wed Dec 5, 2018 12:20PM
text Did California Fire Spread Radioactive Fallout? by Michael Steinberg
Did the Woolsey Fire in Southern California spread radioactive fallout?...
Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2018 4:14PM
text The Shortwave Report 11/30/18 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Spanish National Radio, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, NHK World Radio Japan, and Radio Deutsche-Welle...
Posted: Thu Nov 29, 2018 4:36PM
text Will CA Department of Pesticide Regulation ban Big Ag's use of Toxic Air Contaminates? by Kate Hitt
As a Watsonville local and school bus driver, I have had it with all the toxic fumigants and sprays that are poisoning us and contributing to climate change. I joined Safe Ag, Safe Schools to stop poisoning kids and neighbors by making 1 mile 24-hour no toxic spray or fumigation buffer zones around schools....
Posted: Wed Nov 21, 2018 11:39PM
text Trump Moves to Open Alaska Wilderness to More Oil Leasing by Center for Biological Diversity
New Plan Could Remove Wildlife Protections From Western Arctic...
Posted: Wed Nov 21, 2018 12:03PM
text Down In Smoke SF by Michael Steinberg
Smoke from the Camp Fire has turned San Francisco into a high tech ghost town....
Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 3:46PM
text DPR Recommends Interim Restrictions on Use of Chlorpyrifos by Charlotte Fadipe
In an ongoing effort to protect human health and the environment, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation has recommended new interim restrictions on the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos....
Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:10AM
text 11/9/18 Choking Smoke in SF from No. Cal Fire by Smoke In My Eyes
The entire 27,000 population of Paradise, 180 miles north of San Francisco, fled a raging fire on 11/8/18. See https://www.truthdig.com/articles/tens-of-thousands-flee-fast-moving-northern-california-fire/ San Francisco is now filled with smoke from this fire. The EPA claims our air is now "moderate." The truth is it gets in our eyes, nose and throat. See http://www.sparetheair.org/stay-informed/todays-air-quality/five-day-forecast...
Posted: Fri Nov 9, 2018 2:34AM
text Logging Co.'s Claim of Sustainability Challenged and Investigation Says Action Needed by Bay Area Coalition for Headwaters
Sustainable certification for Humboldt Redwood Co. lumber is in question after official investigator says HRC's controversial Rainbow Ridge logging plans need "corrective action". Herbicide use and logging of legacy forests and sensitive habitat are hardly sustainable, say group challenging certified sustainable label used on lumber sold at Home Depot....
Posted: Thu Nov 8, 2018 9:28AM
text Groups to Continue Fighting Oil Extraction in San Luis Obispo, Statewide by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., November 7, 2018 — A measure to ban fracking and new oil and gas wells in San Luis Obispo County was defeated Tuesday, but its backers vowed to continue their fight to protect the community and the climate from oil extraction. Measure G did win more than 44 percent of the vote, despite supporters being outspent more than 28 to 1 by oil companies, including Chevron and Aera....
Posted: Wed Nov 7, 2018 4:41PM
text Nuke Plants Cause Cancer Deaths, Rates Fall When They Shut Down by Michael Steinberg
A recent study shows that nuclear power plants cause excess cancer deaths though their routine radioactive releases when they are operating. The rate of cancer deaths declines after they shut down....
Posted: Thu Nov 1, 2018 3:08PM
text UC Berkeley to close People's Park restroom by Preserve People's Park
According to a Berkeley city government document, the University of California is planning on closing the People's Park restroom "in the very near future", as part of the first phase of its development plan....
Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 9:59PM
text Trump Administration Approves Offshore Oil Drilling Project in the Arctic by Center for Biological Diversity
Liberty Project OKed as Officials Seek to Expand Offshore Leasing, Relax Drilling Safety Rules...
Posted: Wed Oct 24, 2018 2:25PM
text Proposal to List Chlorpyrifos as a Toxic Air Contaminant Opens for Public Comment by Charlotte Fadipe
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) today announced a proposed regulation that would pave the way for increased restrictions on the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos in California.It would designate chlorpyrifos as a “toxic air contaminant,” which California law defines as an air pollutant that may cause or contribute to increases in serious illness or death, or that may pose a present or potential hazard to human health. The move comes after an extensive period of scienti...
Posted: Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:09AM
text The Dictatorship of Corporations by Thilo Bode
Why do the majority of politicians often make decisions against the public interest in favor of industry? A new quality of lobbyism arose on account of the dramatically stronger market- and financial power of companies. The power relations in our society are shifting endangering democracy, the market economy, our self-determination, and our freedom....
Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:49AM
text California’s Rep. Huffman Joins Anti-Public Lands Zealot to Evict Elk From Point Reyes by Center for Biological Diversity
Legislation Enshrines Private Cattle Ranching in National Seashore...
Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:25AM