ECOS Comments on Elk Grove’s Latest Attempts to Sprawl

March 31, 2017

On March 31, 2017, ECOS submitted a letter containing our comments on the latest application filed by the City of Elk Grove to expand their sphere of influence, thereby increasing the area in which they are allowed to build.

If you are new to learning about Elk Grove’s application to expand its Sphere of Influence, or need a refresher, please click here for some background information and key terms

View our full comment letter by clicking here. (PDF)

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City Light Impacts on Declining Salmon Populations

March 21, 2017

ECOS submitted the following letter with concerns about outdoor lighting on the Sacramento riverfront and its effects on local salmon populations, such as the endangered Sacramento River winter-run Chinook salmon, which are particularly important among California’s salmon runs because they exhibit a life-history strategy found nowhere else on the West Coast.

Read the full letter by clicking here.

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Sacramento tomato tycoon beats state pollution regulators

By Dale Kasler

March 14, 2017

The Sacramento Bee

Chris Rufer, a Sacramento-area tomato tycoon who loves battling government, has won his fight with California regulators over a major water pollution fine.

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/news/business/article138433523.html#storylink=cpy


Kasler, Dale. “Sacramento tomato tycoon beats state pollution regulators.” Sacbee. N.p., 14 Mar. 2017. Web. 14 Mar. 2017.

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