13 Environmental stories in 30 minutes – that’s the EcoNews Roundup!
On today’s EcoNews Report Roundup Larry Glass, NEC’s Executive Director, and Bella Waters, NEC’s Admin & Development Director, cover the following news stories:
- Humboldt Baykeeper, joins other conservation groups in a lawsuit challenging the Trump administrations decision to delay the Obama-era Clean Water Rule, also known as Waters of the U.S., or WOTUS rule.
- Under Legal Threat From Feds, Van Duzen Gravel Miner Charged With Polluting and Altering Course of the River Agrees to Clean Up Mess
- Plastic Straws and reminder about Plastic Free July –
- Container Deposit Laws being discussed as one solution for the troubling volume of plastics entering the ocean.
- Trinity County Roundup and the latest corruption in the Planning Department –
- NEC and EPIC file Complaint Against U.S. Forest Service and Mercer-Fraser Co. Over Operations at Willow Creek Property
- The Humboldt Marten is Being Recommended for Protection Under California’s Endangered Species Act, courtesy of EPIC:
- Medford’s BLM Timber Cuts threaten Great Gray Owl. Comments period is open.
- Arcata Farmer Charged with animal cruelty.
- Interior Secretary Zinke has ties with Halliburton corruption.
- Great Redwood Trail Act – C.A.T.S. standpoint
- S.A.FE.’s PEIR CDFA
- ‘Breathing Better May Be An Added Benefit of Biodiversity’ according to a U.S.Forest Service Press Release regarding a New Zealand study
If you have suggestions for stories to be reported on the next issue of the EcoNews Roundup, please email the NEC office.