Preserving Clean Water by Preserving Open Space

Jane’s letter to the PD: Dear Editors, I loved the Yes on F mailer, target of Chris Coursey’s politically-based critique. In the past, preserving clean water resources may have been seen as just a side benefit of preserving undeveloped lands for parks, resource conservation, and agricultural land preservation–but I challenge Mr. Coursey to name a … Continue reading “Preserving Clean Water by Preserving Open Space”

RRWRC Suing Sonoma County Water Agency

Hi Water Friends: Russian River Watershed Protection Committee (RRWPC) would like to announce that we have hired Shute, Mihaly, & Weinberger to assist us in opposing one of the most egregious CEQA violations that we have ever seen. The Sonoma County Water Agency (SCWA), as operators and managers of the Russian River County Sanitation District … Continue reading “RRWRC Suing Sonoma County Water Agency”

City of Santa Rosa NPDES Outcome

The Regional Board Staff – Charles Reed, John Short, and sheryl Shaffner did a very good job of presenting and defending their proposed permit. Doug Eberhardt (EPA) and Mike Lozeau did a excellent job representing issues and limitations related to the permit. The NPDES was adopted by the Board, in total, and then ameded with … Continue reading “City of Santa Rosa NPDES Outcome”