Monthly Archives: December 2012

“Frankenfish” – the first GMO animal to enter US food supply – gains FDA approval

Photograph of DNA helix “ladders” “Genetically modified  “FrankenFI$H”  no good,  master…“ By David Gurney A week ago, in a deal struck last May that was purposely hushed-up by the Obama administration until after the election, and released during the holiday … Continue reading

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NOAA seeks public comment on expanding marine sanctuaries

Stewarts Point (Danaka) in Sonoma County, located within the proposed boundaries of the expanded Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary. This area is sacred to the Kashia Pomo Tribe. Fortunately, the Tribe, after conducting a blessing ceremony here on … Continue reading

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Obama administration gives tentative approval to GE salmon

by Dan Bacher On December 21, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a draft environmental assessment (EA) finding, in spite of much evidence to the contrary, that genetically engineered (GE) AquaAdvantage salmon pose no risk to the environment. … Continue reading

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MLPA “Initiative” based on incomplete and terminally flawed science

by Dan Bacher On the day that flimsy “marine protected areas” went into effect on the North Coast, the Department of Fish and Game (DFG) released its new “Guide to the Northern California Marine Protected Areas.” A press release from … Continue reading

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Obama expands federal marine sanctuaries off Sonoma, Southern Mendocino Counties

By Paul Rogers, San Jose Mercury News In a move that would permanently ban oil drilling along more than 50 miles of Northern California coast, the Obama administration announced plans Thursday to expand two Northern California marine sanctuaries, extending them … Continue reading

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LA Times Greenwashes MLPA “Initiative”

Areas of  “no-fishing or gathering, but privatized “science”, oil drilling and fracking OK” zones, implemented by a corrupt MLPA “Initiative” By Dan Bacher Yesterday’s LA Times article, “California’s marine reserve network now complete,” claims that “California officials today completed the largest … Continue reading

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Protesters rally against fracking, as oil industry lobbyist calls the practice “safe”

Natural gas shale-rock deposits that oil interests want to “frack” by Dan Bacher Just two days after a big oil lobbyist and former “marine guardian” proclaimed in the Sacramento Bee that hydrofracking in California is “safe,” dozens of protesters rallied … Continue reading

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Fracking California: The State’s Best Kept Secret

           From an industry sponsored video claiming, despite mounting evidence to the contrary, that since fracking occurs deep underground, there is no threat to aquifers. By David Gurney California’s best kept secret since leaky pipes at San Onofre, … Continue reading

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Fracking sacrifice zones in Southern/Central California

Proposed fracking sacrifice zones in central and offshore Southern California (source: Food & Water Watch)   Food and Water Watch is on the vanguard to ban fracking in the United States.  According to their website: “Fracking is short for hydraulic … Continue reading

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