EcoNews Report Roundup October 2018

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13 Environmental stories in 30 minutes – that’s the EcoNews Roundup!

For October’s EcoNews Report Roundup Larry Glass, NEC’s Executive Director, and Bella Waters, NEC’s Admin & Development Director, cover the following news stories:

Local News
1. Trinidad Rancheria’s Hotel Project’s EA
2. East-West Train and Eureka City Council
3. RCEA’s Offshore Wind project could be up and running by 2024.

4. Mercer Fraser’s Big Lagoon Asphalt Plant
5. Sensi Valley, Inc – Planning Commission approves project located on contaminated mill site in flood plain.
6. City of Arcata Public Hearing on Universal Garbage/Recycling rate increaseNote, the Public Hearing is scheduled for December 5 at 6:00pm, not Nov as stated in this article.
7. Six Rivers Aquatic Restoration draft EA available – comments accepted
8. NEC Movie Night TONIGHT!

Pesticide News
9. California city Irvine quit using synthetic pesticides in 2016, Farm bill could block such local restrictions.
10. City of Eureka continues to use herbicides
11. Monsanto trial: judge slashes award but rejects bid to overturn landmark cancer verdict

Climate Change
12. Hyperalarming’ study shows massive insect loss
13.Trouble Brewing? Climate Change Closes In on Beer Drinkers

If you have suggestions for stories to be reported on the next issue of the EcoNews Roundup, please email the NEC office.