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Update on Local Coastal Plan

Marin County Farm Bureau has submitted the following comments on the agriculture and biological resources sections of the Local Coastal Plan update.  The October 2nd hearing is the the only  hearing planned by our Supervisors on these issues.  We still have many outstanding concerns that our … Continue reading

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Drakes Bay Oyster Company EIS Comments

Marin County Farm Bureau submitted the following letter on the  Environmental Impact Statement {EIS} for the  Drakes Bay Oyster Company Special Use Permit: Re:      EIS on Drakes Bay Oyster Company Special Use Permit   Dear Superintendant Muldoon The Marin County Farm … Continue reading

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Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems

The State Water Resources Control Board has rewritten their Policy regarding OWTS’s (Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems) because last year they received so much public input on the original policy which would have been devastating to anyone who has a septic system.  … Continue reading

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M.C.F.B. Comments on Local Coastal Plan Agricultural Issues

The letter, below, is one that was submitted by Marin County Farm Bureau for the Local Coastal Plan hearing to take place on October 10, 2011 at the Marin Civic Center. September 30, 2011 Marin County Planning Commission c/o Kristin … Continue reading

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SB 588 Status Update

Great news!!!  According to Noreen Evans’ staff, SB 588, which would have given the Coastal Commission unilateral authority to assess fines and penalties, has been pulled!  It will not be heard in the Senate Judiciary Committee May 3rd 2011, is … Continue reading

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Marin County Farm Day

The 25th annual Marin Farm Day  took place on March 24th at the Marin Co. Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall.    The purpose of this event is to provide hands-on educational experiences outside the classroom, including an extensive array of stations designed by … Continue reading

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Stop Coastal Commission Fines SB 588

The California Coastal Commission is at it again this year.  State Senator Noreen Evans from Santa Rosa has introduced SB 588.   SB 588, which would give the California Coastal Commission the ability to levy penalties in amounts no less than … Continue reading

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