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What is Happening to Humboldt County’s Recyclables?

Following the introduction of a new policy in China earlier this year, much of the world is experiencing an extreme recycling crisis. As of...
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Arcata City Council Begins Deliberation on Controversial Student Housing Project

In last week’s meetings, the Arcata City Council began a public hearing regarding a controversial student housing project proposed for the Sunset Neighborhood on...
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Taking away your right to protest

The following excerpt was originally published on Grist by Justine Calma: "In the past 18 months, more than 60 bills have been introduced in 31 states that...

The Senate has released their version of the ‘farm bill’ 

The following was originally published by Megan Birzell, National Forest and Roadless Defense Campaign Manager for the Wilderness Society. "The Senate released their version of the...
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Lawsuit filed over cannabis cultivation impacts

Press release from Friends of the Eel River: Friends of the Eel River (FOER) has filed suit against the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors...
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Humboldt County Planning Commissioner Kevin McKenny Resigns

After being called to resign by environmental groups including the Northcoast Environmental Center, EPIC, and Humboldt Baykeeper, Humboldt County Planning Commissioner Kevin McKenny renounced...
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Humboldt Board of Supervisors Weigh in on Controversial Water Tax Bill

The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors, along with representatives from other invested agencies, weighed in on a controversial “water tax” bill in a May...
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Humboldt Board of Supervisors Show Unanimous Support for Climate Change Amendment

In a Board meeting on May 15, The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to pass an amendment to the State and Federal Legislative...

McGuire SB 1453 goes after illegal forest clearing

State Senator McGuire is going after illegal forest clearing. The following quote was published in the Eureka Times-Standard: “…illegal conversions are polluting our pristine watersheds, threatening...

A federal judge struck down Oakland’s ban on coal shipments

Excerpt from Can Oakland still stop the coal trains? originally published on Grist: "When a federal judge struck down Oakland’s ban on coal shipments this...