Slag tales – by Jeff Carlson POSTED: 05/25/18, 3:00 AM PDT The stories told about blast furnace slag by promoters of a proposed south Vallejo waterfront slag cement plant serve to illustrate both the quality of the information presented to the public, and the folly in thinking the environmental review process provides adequate protection. The […]
Fairness has been talked about a lot since last Monday’s Vallejo Planning Commission meeting (Feb. 27, 2017) and the request was: “Finishing the EIR so people can judge it fairly.” I talked with several people holding this view and it occurred to me that this request may be coming from missing a few pieces of […]
Thank you Chamber of Commerce for supporting the kinds of businesses that fit the goals and values of the people of Vallejo. And uphold the vision of the new General Plan. From the Times Herald: The Vallejo Chamber of Commerce continues to be full of surprises, months after endorsing progressive community advocate Liat Meitzenheimer for city […]
Reporter John Ramos came to Vallejo on November 29, 2016 and spoke with residents of Vallejo opposed to the project. Thank you KPIX Channel 5! Click the link below to watch the video report. Residents Speak Out Against Proposed Cement Factory In Vallejo Please share !
Thanks to Lesley McClurg for her article and podcast of NOVEMBER 21, 2016 shining the light on our fight to keep Vallejo moving forward. Our fight to not slip backwards to the last century’s vision of heavy industry. Thanks to Michael Krasny for hosting Fresh Air Vallejo on his morning FORUM program on NOVEMBER 23, 2016. Click here […]
With all the waterfront acreage VMT is leasing from our city, how much do you think they have to pay? Currently (2016, June), VMT is paying $0, yes, zero, nada, zip per month to the City of Vallejo. And it’s been that for four years. Their current lease will allow them to pay as little […]
Osprey, the “Sea Hawk” (Pandion haliaetus) The Osprey, a federally protected raptor, recently began to nest in increasing numbers at the south end of Mare Island and other North Bay sites, for the first time in 150 years. No one is certain why so many raptors began nesting in the region and suspect they’d been driven […]
http://www.timesheraldonline.com/government-and-politics/20160120/hearing-delayed-over-historic-nature-of-south-vallejo-buildings Please share !
Napa County is at the forefront of a herculean effort to restore the Napa River, including the historic tidal marshes into a geomorphically stable, living estuarine system. Levees have been breached, old salt ponds are transitioning to tidal marshes and the restored tidal prism has greatly reduced the flood threat in the Napa Valley. But […]