Category Archives: Environment

Ft. Bragg Council talks $5 million wastewater treatment plant debt, NRA protests, cannabis appeal

At their February 26 meeting, the Fort Bragg City Council voted to take on $5 million in order to rebuild the city’s wastewater treatment plant. The Council also heard about an upcoming appeal hearing for a cannabis manufacturing facility, and … Continue reading

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Ft. Bragg Council talks cannabis retail, sustainability goals for GP mill site

At their Monday, February 12 meeting the Fort Bragg City Council discussed both city-wide cannabis retail permitting policies, and environmental sustainability goals for the redevelopment of the former Georgia Pacific mill site. Dan Young reports.

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Ft. Bragg honors Linda Ruffing, supports ban on offshore drilling and fracking

On Monday, February 12 the Fort Bragg City council honored outgoing city manager Linda Ruffing, who used the opportunity to call for a new era of civility in local politics. At the same meeting, the Council also passed a resolution … Continue reading

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Fire victims, Mendo Supes raise concerns about over-excavation by federal contractors

Contractors working on the federal government’s consolidated cleanup of the Redwood Complex Fire may have removed unnecessary quantities of soil from dozens of properties in Mendocino County — leaving both tax payers and fire victims on hold for extra expenses. … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: Bill Weinberg on the countervortex of global resistance

PODCAST: http://knyo.libsyn.com/interview-bill-weinberg-on-the-countervortex-of-global-resistance In this January 30, 2018 interview Dan Young speaks with Manhattan-based journalist and activist Bill Weinberg about his history of resisting the global vortex of ecological collapse, totalitarianism and war, while supporting indigenous struggles and grassroots democracy. Weinberg’s … Continue reading

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Ft. Bragg gives 11.6 acres to Noyo Center For Marine Science

The city of Fort Bragg has transferred 11.6 acres of land to the Noyo Center for Marine Science, a Mendocino coast nonprofit which runs a variety of marine science education and research programs. Dan Young reports.

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Mendo Supes reduce barriers to expansion of cannabis cultivation on rangeland

On November 13 the Mendocino Supervisors opted to clarify current regulations so that licensed cannabis cultivators on rangeland zoned properties can expand their operations without having to go through the more intensive oversight of the administrative permit process. Dan Young … Continue reading

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