Scoping Comments – Environmental Impact Report for Amendments to Hum Co Code Regulating Commercial Cannabis Activities

Tuesday, May 9, 2017   Humboldt County Planning & Building Department Attn: Steve Lazar, Senior Planner 3015 H Street Eureka, CA 95501-4484 via email to slazar@co.humboldt.ca.us Re:       Scoping Comments – Environmental Impact Report for Amendments to Humboldt
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Scoping Comments – Environmental Impact Report for Amendments to Hum Co Code Regulating Commercial Cannabis Activities

Upcoming Documentary Focuses on Eel River Salmon, Dams, Pot, and more

As California’s third largest river basin, the Eel River has many stories — stories of destruction, death, and overconsumption, but also of life, rejuvenation and natural bounty. For documentary filmmaker,
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Upcoming Documentary Focuses on Eel River Salmon, Dams, Pot, and more

California Tribes Fear Abysmal Salmon Run May Trigger Public Health Crisis

Native American communities are bracing for a public health crisis this year in California’s misty, rugged northwestern corner. In the Pacific Ocean off the mouth of the Klamath River, record-low numbers
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California Tribes Fear Abysmal Salmon Run May Trigger Public Health Crisis

California isn’t Accounting for this Major Emitter

California Gov. Jerry Brown made international news when he vowed to fight President Donald Trump’s attempts to cut America’s climate change research and rescind the nation’s commitment to the Paris
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California isn’t Accounting for this Major Emitter

109-year-old Potter Valley Project the Controversial Link Between Russian and Eel Rivers

About 80 feet behind the PG&E hydropower plant in Potter Valley, gray-green silt-laden water from the Eel River passes through a steel gate and is invisibly transformed. It has become part
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109-year-old Potter Valley Project the Controversial Link Between Russian and Eel Rivers

PG&E Files Notice of Intent to File Application for New License

The re-licensing process for the Eel River dams has begun. PG&E filed their "Notice of Intent / Pre-Application Document" today with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Now begins the long process
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PG&E Files Notice of Intent to File Application for New License

Oroville Dam Documents Kept Secret by State, Federal Officials

Citing potential security risks, state and federal officials are blocking the public’s ability to review documents that could shed light on repair plans and safety issues at crippled Oroville Dam. One
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Oroville Dam Documents Kept Secret by State, Federal Officials

Backcountry Drug War

In the Golden State, dangerous drug cartels are growing pot on public lands—putting wildlife, water supplies, and outdoor enthusiasts at grave risk. Read the original article here and enjoy the spectacular
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Backcountry Drug War

How Changing Marijuana Laws May Affect California’s Water and Wildlife

Northern California has become the center of the state’s cannabis-growing industry, with inevitable environmental consequences. Will legalization and new regulations ease its impact or make the situation worse?
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How Changing Marijuana Laws May Affect California’s Water and Wildlife

FOER Comments on Northwest California Integrated Resource Management Plan

Thursday, February 2, 2017 NCIP Comments Bureau of Land Management via email to NCIP_comments@aecom.com RE: Friends of the Eel River Scoping Comments on the Northwest California Integrated Resource Management Plan Dear BLM Staff: Thanks for the
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FOER Comments on Northwest California Integrated Resource Management Plan

 

One of our long-term goals, decommissioning and removal of the Eel River dams, may soon become a reality. Click here to learn more about the two Eel River dams and what we are doing to get them removed. The California Supreme Court heard our case against the North Coast Railroad Authority (NCRA) on May 3. We expect a decision from the court later this summer. Click here to learn about this disastrous railroad and our attempt to ensure thorough environmental review. We encourage watershed residents to use water efficiently and advocate for beneficial land-use policies and effective regulations. Click here to access landowner resources and learn about our advocacy.