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ECONEWS REPORT: Enviros Challenge County Over Cannabis

The EcoNews Report / Dec. 4, 2021, 10 a.m. / Environment

ECONEWS REPORT: Enviros Challenge County Over Cannabis Image from county staff report.###Local environmental groups — Northcoast Environmental Center, Citizens …



… THE ECONEWS REPORT: Restoring Blue Lake's Powers Creek, One of the County's Most Significant Urban Streams Humboldt State University students visit Powers Creek to learn …



… THE ECONEWS REPORT: Celebrating the Hoopa Valley Tribe's Victory Over the Westlands Water District Trinity Lake — the Trinity River, backed up behind Trinity Dam. Photo: U …



… THE ECONEWS REPORT: Pomo Perspectives on Forest Protection at the Jackson State Forest Photo: Curtis, via Wikimedia. Public domain.###Chairman Michael Hunter of the Coyote …



THE ECONEWS REPORT: Kelp Collapse?

The EcoNews Report / Nov. 6, 2021, 10 a.m. / Environment

… THE ECONEWS REPORT: Kelp Collapse? A bull kelp forest near Caspar in 2017. Photo: Chris Teague, via iNaturalist. Creative Commons license.###The destruction of the North Coast …



ECONEWS REPORT: Forest Defenders Threatened at Jackson State Forest Photo (right): Sarah Stierch, via Wikimedia. (CC BY 4.0)For the past six months, forest defenders have …



THE ECONEWS REPORT: Redistricting Ruckus

LoCO Staff / Oct. 16, 2021, 10 a.m. / Environment

… THE ECONEWS REPORT: Redistricting Ruckus On this week's EcoNews Report, Gang Green breaks down redistricting efforts at the state and county. Could draft maps …



ECONEWS REPORT: Broadway — Dangerous By Design?

The EcoNews Report / Oct. 9, 2021, 10 a.m. / Environment

ECONEWS REPORT: Broadway — Dangerous By Design? Broadway is one the most dangerous streets in California for pedestrians. In the last decade alone, at least 10 people …



ECONEWS REPORT: Eel River Salmon Win Before FERC

The EcoNews Report / Oct. 2, 2021, 10 a.m. / Environment

ECONEWS REPORT: Eel River Salmon Win Before FERC Scott Dam. File photo: PG&E.In a set back to the Two Basin Partnership — which sought to gain control over …



ECONEWS REPORT: What Smells at Stinky Beach?

The EcoNews Report / Sept. 18, 2021, 10 a.m. / Environment

ECONEWS REPORT: What Smells at Stinky Beach? Eureka's wastewater treatment plant. File photo.###The City of Eureka's wastewater treatment facility releases its treated …



… Trail’; Group Still Looking for Donations to Acquire the RestECONEWS REPORT: Protecting the ‘Grand Canyon’ of the Eel River###From the Office of Sen. Mike McGuire: Senator Mike McGuire is thrilled …



ECONEWS REPORT: What Fresh Hell is This Coal Train, Now? Image from Sen. Mike McGuire's “Stop the Toxic Coal Train” petition.###A shadowy shell corporation …



… THE ECONEWS REPORT: Walking in the Footsteps of Roosevelt and Muir Still from the trailer for the film.### What would Teddy Roosevelt and John Muir talk about if they were alive …



ECONEWS REPORT: The Climate Crisis is Here

The EcoNews Report / Aug. 21, 2021, 10 a.m. / Energy

ECONEWS REPORT: The Climate Crisis is Here Photo: NASA Earth Observatory.### The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's most recent report is clear: the climate crisis …



… , extending seaward out to 35 miles offshore. The WEA can support generation of 1.6 GW of offshore wind energy, enough to power more than 500,000 homes. Additional information …



ECONEWS REPORT: It’s Coastal Cleanup Time

LoCO Staff / Aug. 7, 2021, 10 a.m. / Environment

ECONEWS REPORT: It's Coastal Cleanup Time Folks, it’s that time of year again! Time for Coastal Cleanup Month! This week, Northcoast Environmental Center coastal programs …



ECONEWS REPORT: To Save an Owl, We Kill an Owl?

The EcoNews Report / July 31, 2021, 10 a.m. / Energy

ECONEWS REPORT: To Save an Owl, We Kill an Owl? The dread barred owl. Photo: Peter K Burian, via Wikimedia. Creative Commons license.###The barred owl, not native to California …



ECONEWS REPORT: Charting a Course for Offshore Wind

The EcoNews Report / July 24, 2021, 10 a.m. / Environment

ECONEWS REPORT: Charting a Course for Offshore Wind Aerial view of a wind farm off Block Island, Rhode Island. Photo: Ionna22, via Wikimedia. Creative Commons license …



ECONEWS REPORT: How Can Enviro Voters Increase their Power? Following the 2020, California is set to redraw its legislative maps and for the first time in our state's history …



ECONEWS REPORT: Clam Beach Pollution Mystery Solved?

The EcoNews Report / July 10, 2021, 10 a.m. / Environment

ECONEWS REPORT: Clam Beach Pollution Mystery Solved? Image from the 2015 edition of Heal the Bay's annual Beach Report Card, on which Clam Beach is perennially ranked among …



ECONEWS REPORT: A Victory for Summer Steelhead

The EcoNews Report / July 3, 2021, 10 a.m. / Environment

ECONEWS REPORT: A Victory for Summer Steelhead Image: Oregon State University, via Wikimedia. Creative Commons license.###Only a small genetic difference separates winter …



… is still a very long way off. A preliminary study delivered to the legislature last year placed potential costs at somewhere between $1 billion and $5 billion. But as representatives from Marin …



ECONEWS REPORT: Rep. Jared Huffman on Dams, Wild Places and the State of the North Coast Environment on Capitol Hill Congressman Jared Huffman joins Gang Green to talk about …



ECONEWS REPORT: Is Your Fish Safe to Eat?

The EcoNews Report / June 19, 2021, 10 a.m. / Environment

ECONEWS REPORT: Is Your Fish Safe to Eat? A school of Pacific sardines at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Photo: Adam Fagen, via Flickr. Creative Commons license …



… .Watch the entire lesson by clicking the video embedded at the top of this story. See other lessons from Griff linked below.###PREVIOUSLY:THE ECONEWS REPORT: Humboldt Social Media-Friendly Naturalist John Griffith …



ECONEWS REPORT: The Bundy Bunch Crash the Klamath (and Other News) Photo: Link River dam, on the Upper Klamath. Photo: bobjgallindo, via Wikimedia. Creative Commons license …



ECONEWS REPORT: Enviros Cheer Caltrans? Last Chance Grade Planning Gets High Marks from the EcoNews Photo: Caltrans.###Caltrans is making progress on Last Chance Grade, removing …



… THE ECONEWS REPORT: It Sounds Great on Paper: The 30x30 Movement Illustration: LoCO.In October 2020, California Governor, Gavin Newsom, issued an executive order pledging …



… spoke before Nordic announced its intention to conduct one.Other environmental leaders have expressed more nuanced opinions. In a recent episode of the EcoNews Report, for example, Humboldt Baykeeper …



THE ECONEWS REPORT: Salmon’s Struggle in the Shasta

The EcoNews Report / May 22, 2021, 10 a.m. / Environment

… THE ECONEWS REPORT: Salmon’s Struggle in the Shasta Spawning coho in the Klamath watershed. Photo: Bureau of Land Management, via Wikimedia. Public domain.###The Shasta River …