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In The News Mendocino County vote on Precautionary Principle Policy
June, 2006

The Mendocino County Board of Supervisors will hear and vote on whether to adopt a Precautionary Principle Policy for the County. The hearing presents an opportunity to voice your support for Mendocino County's first environmental policy - and one that states the value of public input, transparency, full-cost accounting, and guidance towards an alternative with the least potential impact on human health and the environment.

The final draft is available here:

Date:  Tuesday, June 27, 2006
Time:  1:30 PM
Location:  Supervisors Chambers, 501 Low Gap Rd., Ukiah, CA

What You Can Do:

  1. Please consider attending the Board of Supervisors hearing on this issue. If you can attend the hearing on June 27th, plan on speaking in support of the Precautionary Principle. You will be be provided 2-3 minutes or you can simply state your support for the Precautionary Principle.
  2. If you cannot attend the hearing, please consider faxing or emailing a letter of support to the Board of Supervisors, Cc:ing your district Supervisor.

    Board of Supervisors
    Fax: (707) 463-4245

  3. Endorse the Precautionary Principle in Mendocino County decision-making! Go to
For more information:
See or contact:
(707) 884-5002.

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