Regulatory

We believe in clean air. Clean air makes for healthy bodies from the fetus to old age. However, some areas of Napa County are assaulted by industrial pollution.

Compliance

Until recently, each year Napa County sent a voluntary questionnaire to 20 wineries asking if they were in compliance with their use permits. Astonishingly, 40% responded they were not. The Agricultural Protection Advisory Committee (APAC, 2015) recommended expanding the...

Syar Quarry

Our valley is shaped like a lung.  Near its mouth lies the Syar mine spewing asphalt toxins, diesel emissions, and silica-laden dust into our air.  Prevailing winds carry these toxins over our neighborhoods, patients, and staff at Napa State...

Tourism and Traffic

Studies of successful tourist destinations show that unless a government wisely engages its residents in seeking solutions to the impact of the growing tourism economy, frictions between local residents and the wine and hospitality industries grow. Tourism brings increased...

Water: Measure C

Of primary concern to the citizens of Napa County, as evidenced by the near victory in last June’s Measure C ballot initiative, is the need for enhanced protections of our hillside forested watersheds. Bolstering our forests is our first...

Pure Water

From the headwaters to the Napa River to San Pablo Bay, all life depends on water for survival. Two goals of watershed protection efforts are to protect the water quality and quantity in Napa County

Clean Air

We believe in clean air. Clean air makes for healthy bodies from the fetus to old age. However, some areas of Napa county are assaulted by industrial pollution.

Our Green Napa

We have been advocating for responsible, forward-looking planning. We believe that the current local planning systems and the Supervisors are not providing the necessary stewardship of our limited resources: there are excessive and inappropriate developments with resulting financial and...