Monthly Archives: April 2012

Gulf Coast Waters Closed to Shrimping

(Photo courtesy Al Jazeera)      (see also:  Gulf fisheries in decline after BP oil disaster  – Al Jazeera News) by Joieau Daily Kos April 26, 2012 “We’re continuing to pull up oil in our nets. People who live here know … Continue reading

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Bill requiring peripheral canal cost-benefit analysis clears committee

While fall run chinook salmon numbers are on the rebound this year, the Sacramento adult winter chinook population, an endangered species, plummeted to only 1,596 fish in 2010.  The peripheral canal is expected to hasten the extinction of winter run … Continue reading

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Brown celebrates John Muir Day as he fast-tracks peripheral canal

 John Muir by Dan Bacher Governor Jerry Brown issued a proclamation Saturday celebrating John Muir Day – at the same time he is fast-tracking the construction of a peripheral canal or tunnel that is expected to hasten the extinction of … Continue reading

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Bagley-Keene and the MLPAI – Two Years Later

. CAL. GOV. CODE § 11120 : California Code – Section 11120 “It is the public policy of this state that public agencies exist to aid in the conduct of the people’s business and the proceedings of public agencies be … Continue reading

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Tribal leaders challenge Forest Service to protect native women’s rights

by Dan Bacher Members of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe from northern California on Monday, April 16 challenged Randy Moore, U.S. Forest Service Regional Forester, at his Vallejo office to protect indigenous women from racial slurs and physical harm during coming … Continue reading

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Corrupt Maps from a Corrupt Process

Symbolic of a totally corrupt privatized process, handed down to us by the laundered funds of anonymous billionaires through the so-called Resources Legacy Fund Foundation, the MLPAI has handed out a series of maps in their Draft EIR for the North … Continue reading

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Final Comments on the MLPAI’s Draft EIR

For anyone interested, here are my final comments, turned in today for the record, on the Resources Legacy Fund Foundation’s “Horizon Water and Environment” Draft Environmental Impact Report, privately hired for the totally corrupt MLPAI “Initiative.” <————————————> FINAL COMMENTS on the … Continue reading

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CA Fish and Game Commission meets in Eureka

The California Fish and Game Commission met yesterday in Eureka, and wasted no time getting to the prime topic on their agenda: the final hearing of Horizon Water and Environment’s Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Marine Life Protection … Continue reading

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Protesting the Clearcutting of California Forests

Satellite map of N. Sierra clearcuts.  Note inset at left – looking ‘West of Lassen National Park‘ Shasta County’s 11-year-old Ci Yin Oliveira, who traveled to Sacramento with ten other youth, questioned the Board of Forestry directly at their monthly … Continue reading

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