Sample Water Board Letter for Your Reference/Use

January 7, 2021 Dear Chair and Members of the Central Region Water Quality Control Board, RE: Amoruso Ranch Project (WDID No. 5A31CR00520) This letter is to inform the Central Region Water Quality Control Board about environmental threats the Amoruso Ranch development project poses to water resources, fisheries, endangered species, public health and safety in Placer County […]

We’re Taking Local Project Concerns to the State Water Board

January 5, 2021 Dear Friends and Aligned Organizations: ACTION ALERT:  Please write letters  to inform the Central Region Water Quality Control Board about environmental threats the Amoruso and Carvana development projects pose to water resources, fisheries, endangered species, public health and safety in Placer County and beyond. Citizens’ comments are due Jan. 8 and Jan. […]

The PCCP and Citizen Monitoring

Dear AEL Friends and Aligned Organizations, From your colleagues here at AEL, Happy New Year!  May 2021 bring you and yours, good health, a world of happiness and renewed hope.  And…if getting involved in your local government is one of your New Year’s resolutions, here’s a great opportunity for you: The Placer Conservation Authority, which […]

Learn about the Idaho Maryland Mine Project

Dear Friends and Aligned Organizations: RE: Community information workshop on the Idaho Maryland Mine Project. To register go to: https://yubanet.com/regional/cea-nc-virtual-community-meeting-dec-17-6-pm-potential-impacts-of-re-opening-the-idaho-maryland-mine/ An environmental impact report is being prepared for the proposed REOPENING OF IDAHO-MARYLAND MINE. The Community Environmental Alliance Foundation(CEAF) invites you to PLEASE GET INVOLVED AND INFORMED.  To that end, tonight Thurs., Dec. 17, 2020, […]

Housing Vision for the 21st Century

Dear Friends and Aligned Organizations: The Alliance for Environmental Leadership produced the Citizen Initiated Smart Growth Phase 2 to address the housing affordability crisis and move Placer County toward carbon neutrality. Now is the time to work toward our community’s carbon resiliency, especially in planning for housing that will be constructed in the future decade […]

Housing for the 87%

  Housing for the 87% December 10, 2020 Dear Friends and AEL’s Aligned Orgs: RE: Action Alert. Board of Supervisors 12/15/20 hearing on the Draft Housing Element Update Our concern grows each day as we approach the end of pandemic unemployment payments and the moratorium on evictions.   The vulnerability of our citizens is palpable; […]

AEL Comments on Placer Ranch Grading Applicaton

Alliance for Environmental Leadership <allianceforenviroleadership@gmail.com> Nov 29, 2020, 7:22 AM (2 days ago) to Greg.Hendricks, Albert November 27, 2020 To:  Central Region Water Quality Control Board c/o Greg Hendricks, California State Water Quality Control Board From: Alliance for Environmental Leadership RE:  5A31CR00548 Placer Ranch Project The Alliance for Environmental Leadership (AEL) is a coalition of sixteen (16) environmental […]

Giving Tuesday is Today for AEL

Dear Friends and Organizations Aligned with AEL, This letter comes with sincere wishes to all for a safe and happy Thanksgiving Day.  We give thanks to you for all the work you do for our common good and invite you to give to an important AEL campaign.  Y We’re thankful because Alliance for Environmental Leadership […]

Giving and Giving Thanks

Dear Friends and Organizations Aligned with AEL, This letter comes with sincere wishes to all for a safe and happy Thanksgiving Day.  We give thanks to you for all the work you do for our common good and invite you to give to an important AEL campaign. We’re thankful because Alliance for Environmental Leadership (AEL) […]

Comments needed to avert mass grading in Placer Ranch project area

November 24, 2020 Dear Friends, Action needed by November 27th, Help us persuade the the State’s Water Board to deny an excavation permit (Placer Ranch Comment Project Application 5A31CR00548) that will destroy 3,0000 acres of carbon sequestering grassland, vernal pools and wetland in our beautiful Placer County. A quick telephone call to Greg Hendricks 916.464.4709 […]