Category: Farmland

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Some good legal news in California about global warming, air pollution, and maybe about buying local food

Both of these news items are via Warming Law, a blog focusing on legal issues related to climate change. California Attorney General Jerry Brown has settled a CEQA/global warming lawsuit against San Bernardino County (settlement here). This is relevant to Coyote Valley, where the EIR used the same legal theory as San Bernardino to avoid...

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Mercury News publishes CGF Op-Ed on Coyote Valley

I’m happy to report that the Mercury News has published the Op-Ed I wrote on behalf of CGF regarding why developing Coyote Valley is an environmental disaster. The link to the Mercury News online version is here, and is reproduced here on our website. By the way, the print edition of the article mentions my...

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Comments on the LAFCO ag mitigation guidelines

We submitted the following comments -Brian————– Dear LAFCo Commissioners; Per the message below, the Committee for Green Foothills supports the LAFCo staff proposal on agricultural mitigation guidelines. We additionally support the Greenbelt Alliance position: That no less than one acre of farmland be protected for every acre paved over. That the Cortese-Knox-Hertzberg Act definition of...

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