Category Archives: Environment

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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Ft. Bragg Planning Commission recommends rule change to streamline rezoning of GP mill site

On Wednesday, November 8 the Fort Bragg Planning Commission endorsed a change to local law that could allow the city to rezone portions of the former Georgia Pacific mill site via a faster and more affordable process. During discussions of … Continue reading

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Fort Bragg vs. the Koch Brothers: Committee sends mill site resolution to Council

On October 24 the Fort Bragg City Council Community Development Committee considered a draft resolution written by local activists, and sent the document on to the full Council. The resolution aims to send a strong statement to both state agencies … Continue reading

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Mendocino Supervisors lower cottage cannabis fees, discuss sustainably grow certification program

Aired: September 15, 2017 on KMUD Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/mendo-supes-lower-cottage-cannabis-fees-discuss-sustainably-grow-certification-program On September 12 the Mendocino Supervisors voted to lower permitting fees for cottage cannabis cultivators growing a maximum of 25 plants. The Board also discussed possible future changes to the fees for their … Continue reading

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Fort Bragg requests proposals for desalination plant feasibility study

Aired: August 17, 2017 on KMUD Radio News; August 22, 2017 on KZYX Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/fort-bragg-requests-proposals-for-desalination-plant-feasibility-study On the urging of Fort Bragg Mayor Lindy Peters, the coastal city has issued a request for proposals for a feasibility study to look … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: Matt Johnson on animal liberation and Direct Action Everywhere

PODCAST: http://knyo.libsyn.com/matt-johnson-animal-liberation-and-direct-action-everywhere In this August 16, 2017 interview radio journalist Dan Young speaks with with Matt Johnson, the Press Coordinator and Organzier for the SF Bay Area chapter of Direct Action Everywhere (DxE). DxE is an international grassroots network of animal … Continue reading

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DTSC seeks input on GP proposal to leave toxic sediment in Fort Bragg wetlands

Aired: August 10, 2017 on KMUD Radio News; August 14, 2017 on KZYX Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/dtsc-seeks-input-on-gp The California Department of Toxic Substances Control is currently seeking feedback on a controversial proposal from the Georgia Pacific corporation for a plan to … Continue reading

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