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Democrats Seek To Outlaw Suburban, Single-Family House Zoning, Calling It Racist And Bad For The Environment

Democrats Seek To Outlaw Suburban, Single-Family House Zoning, Calling It Racist And Bad For The Environment

LUKE ROSIAK INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER . Virginia House Del. Ibraheem Samirah introduced a bill that would override local zoning officials to permit multi-family housing in every neighborhood, changing the character of quiet suburbs. Oregon passed a similar bill, following moves by cities such as Minneapolis; Austin, Texas; and Seattle. Proponents say urban lifestyles are better for the […]

Open Letter to Tim Flynn and Carmen Ramirez | Ormond Needs Attention

Open Letter to Tim Flynn and Carmen Ramirez | Ormond Needs Attention

I applaud Oxnard’s efforts to evict the squatters from both Oxnard and TNC properties.  Since September, when OPD and PHPD worked together to move out the squatters, the water quality in the Ormond Lagoon, while still high in E. coli and enterococcus bacteria, has improved.  This fact was documented by watershed scientist Tevin Schmitt of […]

Activist Junk Science Breeds Bad Policy

Activist Junk Science Breeds Bad Policy

  By Paul Driessen The House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources recently approved HR 2854, the 2019 Protect Our Refuges Act, prohibiting the use of neonicotinoid insecticides in any of the nation’s 560 National Wildlife Refuges, some of which are the size of Delaware and even Indiana. The legislation will now be considered by […]

Capitalism Not the Cause of Environmental Destruction

Capitalism Not the Cause of Environmental Destruction

  By Dr. Jay Lehr & Tom Harris Speaking on November 25 in the European Parliament (EP), left wing politician Mick Wallace voiced a hopelessly misguided theme we will likely hear more of during the big UN climate conference being held in Madrid from Dec 2 – 13: ‘capitalism did it.’ According to people like Wallace, […]

Education and the Environment Initiative News Fall Edition

Education and the Environment Initiative News Fall Edition

  Happy Fall! Environmental Literacy is off to a great start this school year. Science educators will be happy to hear that the upcoming NGSS Statewide Rollouts are focused on environmental literacy and ways to use the environment as a context for supporting NGSS implementation! Learn more about this opportunity and register today. History-social science educators […]

Ventura County Coastal Cleanup Sites/Schedule- Sept. 21, 2019

Ventura County Coastal Cleanup Sites/Schedule- Sept. 21, 2019

Be one of the 60,000 people across all of California in the upcoming 35th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day on September 21st, 2019 from 9 am to noon!  Volunteer just 3 hours of your Saturday morning to remove debris from beaches, creeks, rivers, and parks to protect wildlife from harm while taking care of our environment. We have 26 […]

It’s Not Plastic v Paper that’s the Problem. It’s People

It’s Not Plastic v Paper that’s the Problem. It’s People

  By Raven West In the opening scenes of the movie “Independence Day”, Jeff Goldblum’s character was furiously taking soda cans out of the general trash and putting them in the recycle bin complaining to no one listening about how pollution was going to destroy our planet. All the while the aliens were on their […]

Exoplanets Could Have Better Life-Hosting Environments Than Earth, Study Claims

Exoplanets Could Have Better Life-Hosting Environments Than Earth, Study Claims

MATT M. MILLER CONTRIBUTOR   A study suggests that planets identified beyond our solar system may have more favorable conditions for sustaining life than earth. The study shows that certain exoplanets may contain “favorable ocean circulation patterns” that would be very conducive to producing and sustaining life, Fox News reported. “This is a surprising conclusion,” lead researcher […]

Ormond Beach | Environmental Disaster Affects Oxnard and Port Hueneme

Ormond Beach | Environmental Disaster Affects Oxnard and Port Hueneme

    By Christina Zubko I am writing to all of you in hopes that someone will listen to my concern about Ormond Beach–designated an environmentally sensitive wetlands area and home to the endangered snowy plover and least tern–and the catastrophe that it has become due to the illegal camping by the homeless. The last […]

Community Members, Environmental and Social Justice Groups Voice Opposition to Proposed Exemption for Oil and Gas Industry From Safe Drinking Water Rules

Community Members, Environmental and Social Justice Groups Voice Opposition to Proposed Exemption for Oil and Gas Industry From Safe Drinking Water Rules

Santa Barbara—Opponents of a proposed expansion of the Cat Canyon aquifer exemption that would help pave the way for more than 700 new wells in Santa Barbara’s Cat Canyon oil field held a rally today before giving public comments at a hearing by regulators. Oil operators are seeking to exempt aquifers under Cat Canyon from […]

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