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December 11th Deadline to Register for Disaster Assistance/Low-Interest Loans

  News Release: One Week Left to Register for Disaster Assistance/Low-Interest Loans SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Survivors of the October 2017 wildfires have one week left to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for disaster assistance and to apply for a low-interest disaster loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The deadline for … Continued

Northern California Fires Response Update

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has collected more than 8,300 containers of household hazardous waste in Napa and Sonoma counties as part of the multi-agency response to the Northern California fires. The items, which range in size from small paint canisters to large chemical drums, have been transported to EPA staging areas in Windsor and Yountville … Continued

Agricultural and Rural Lands Fire Recovery and Resource Town Hall

SONOMA COUNTY FARM BUREAU 3589 Westwind Blvd., Santa Rosa, CA 95403 | Phone (707) 544-5575 | Link to flyer Agricultural and Rural Lands Fire Recovery and Resource Town Hall Monday, October 30, 2017 Sonoma County Fairgrounds – Garrett Building Doors open at 5 p.m., program begins at 5:30 p.m In response to the recent wildfires … Continued

Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa Medical Center Reopens After Devastating North Bay Fires

October 25, 2017 Link to Press Release OAKLAND, Calif. — Kaiser Permanente reopened its Santa Rosa hospital and emergency department today, following an emergency evacuation and closure on Oct. 9 as wildfires approached the building. Kaiser Permanente physicians, nurses and staff quickly mobilized to safely evacuate all of the hospitalized and emergency department patients as fires … Continued

EPA News Advisory – Northern California Wildfire Response Update

EPA News Advisory Northern California Wildfire Response Update – 10/25/17 SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in coordination with representatives from Sonoma and Napa counties, today will begin surveys to identify household hazardous waste (HHW) on residential properties in the neighborhoods of Coffey Park (Santa Rosa) and Soda Canyon and Silverado (Napa). Specifically, … Continued

Additional Food Buying Assistance for Wildfire Survivors

Additional Food Buying Assistance for Wildfire Survivors (source: Cal OES News Center) Households impacted by recent wildfires in Northern California could be eligible for help buying food through USDA’s Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP), the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) announced today. Those who may not normally be eligible for … Continued

Cal OES Launches to Help October Wildfire Survivors

Link to Cal OES News Release October 20, 2017 Cal OES Launches to Help October Wildfire Survivors Cal OES has launched a “one-stop shop” website dedicated to helping survivors and supporters of the October 2017 wildfires, and anyone else interested in learning more. It’s an easy address to remember: Once there, visitors will find … Continued

PG&E Gas Crews in Fountaingrove 10/21

PG&E Press Release 10/21/2017 Several hundred PG&E and contract workers are working to restore gas to every customer in Sonoma County and that restoration includes making repairs to gas facilities in the Fountaingrove and Mark West Springs areas of Santa Rosa today and tomorrow.  Following standard safety practices, crews will need to vent natural gas … Continued

Governor Issues Executive Order to Help Remove Hazardous Waste

10-21-2017 Link to Governor’s Press Release GOVERNOR BROWN ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER TO HELP REMOVE HAZARDOUS WASTE FROM WILDFIRE-IMPACTED NEIGHBORHOODS SACRAMENTO – Building on efforts to help streamline the recovery in communities impacted by California’s devastating wildfires, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued an executive order allowing the federal government to help with the initial … Continued

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