EcoNews Report Roundup January 2019

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

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


  1. Help protect the Klamath-Trinity Spring Chinook by sending in written comments by Jan. 24th
  2. Mercer Fraser’s Dinsmore Asphalt Plant
  1. Trinity County Cannabis Issues
  2. Arcata Village Project returns
  3. Annie-Mary Trail and Valley East/West trails – your feedback via a short survey is welcomed!
  4. Citizen Scientists Needed for Surfrider Foundation’s ShotGun Wad Watcher

National & Climate News

  1. US. Supreme Court Refuses to Block Exxon Climate Fraud Investigation
  2. World’s Oceans Are Warming Faster, Studies Show, Fueling Storms and Sea Rise
  3. California’s Camp Fire was the most expensive natural disaster worldwide in 2018
  4. Fires Choke Utilities and U.S. Asks: Who pays for warming?
  5. Wildfire Prevention Stalled by Shutdown During Crucial Time
  6. Canada, First Nations express concern over U.S. Arctic drilling plans
  7. Global Commission Calls for a Food Revolution to Solve World’s Climate & Nutrition Problems
  8. Health care creates a tenth of US greenhouse gas emissions.
  9. India’s electric vehicle goals being realized on two wheels, not four

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