The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has a draft plan that would give them authority to spray pesticides anywhere in California, with no input from communities affected, into the indefinite future. The Statewide Plant Pest Prevention and Management Programmatic Environmental Impact Report, or Pest PEIR, lists nearly 80 pesticides that include toxins that… Read more »
We’ve been tracking AB 2145, the proposed bill that threatens community choice clean energy programs. The grassroots effort to stop this bill is coming to a head tomorrow, when it will either move for a vote on the Senate floor, or remain in the Senate Appropriations Suspense File – essentially killing it. You can help… Read more »
The Senate Energy Committee is voting today, June 23rd on AB 2145. If passed, the bill would make it harder for local renewable energy programs to get started, securing the monopoly existing utilities hold on our energy services. A “no” vote at this committee would stop it in its tracks. The vote will be at… Read more »
Thursday, May 22nd is Save Community Choice Energy Call-Your-Rep Day! This is a day of action to defeat a proposed state law, AB 2145, which we’ve been following this spring. The bill is losing steam, but we need you to flex your citizen muscles to stop it once and for all today!
AB 2145 would… Read more »
Please come to the Berkeley City Council meeting Tuesday, May 6th at 8pm to voice your support on two key measures under consideration. Both are crucial to driving the expansion and promotion of urban agriculture within Berkeley:
1. The City is considering a Parks Bond for the November ballot. The Council will set spending caps… Read more »