EPIC in the News

Salmon peril worse than 2002? – Triplicate

Klamath Basin Facing Catastrophic Fish Kill - Times Standard

Klamath Fish Kill in California Looms – Wide Open Spaces

Un-entered Forest: Accord nears among tree-sitters, timber company and environmentalists on the Mattole - North Coast Journal

Third Lawsuit Filed Against Richardson Grove Highway Widening Project - Willits News

Caltrans Brings Fish Scientists to the Smith – Jefferson Public Radio

Gray Wolf Listed as Endangered – North Coast Journal

California Panel Votes to List Gray Wolves as Endangered – KCET

Coastal Voices: Is bringing bigger trucks on highway worth risk? – Triplicate

Enviro Groups Block California Highway Project – Law360

Highway project blocked; Plaintiff: ‘I speak for the fish’ – Triplicate

Fishing Report – The Trinity Journal

Cleanup for Earthday and Then Join a Hoe-Down; Residents are Invited to Various Locations – Times Standard

Study finds Caltrans ‘out of step with the times'; Richardson Grove start date pushed back – Redwood Times

US Navy Treads Troubled Waters – Lumberjack

Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Rare Coastal Plant in Oregon and California – eNews Park Forest

Public: No to Navy’s training, weapons testing; multiple environmental concerns raised at Eureka meeting – Times Standard

The U.S. Government is helping illegal pot producers destroy California’s water supply – Quartz

Caltrans opens up to public on performance: Department addresses statewide goals, next steps in Richardson Grove project – Times Standard

Mad River Hatchery Continues Spawning Operations After Litigation – KIEM

Caltrans and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day – North Coast Journal

Appeals Court Reverses Richardson Grove Decisions – Times Standard

Changes in store for Trinity River fish hatchery – Two Rivers Tribune

Comments Sought on Spotted Owl- Corning Observer

Federal judge tosses environmental lawsuit against Willits bypass – Willits News

“Encouraging a culture of Philanthropy” – Times Standard

Bypass Mayhem – Bohemian

67 Groups Urge California to Ban Super-toxic Rat Poison – eNews Park Forest

EPIC Opposes Shasta Dam Expansion – Bay Area Indymedia

Environmentalists File Second Lawsuit to Protect Threatened Smith River – East Bay Express

Enviro Groups Urge Court To Block Calif. Highway Expansion Law360 (subscription)

Film fest addresses the ‘crazy dynamic’ of modern society – Times-Standard

Marbled Murrelets and Their Old-growth Forest Habitat Will Remain Protected – Bay Area Indymedia

Abuse of water resources deserves attention – Redwood Times

EPIC Pooh-poohs Poisons – North Coast Journal

Corral Complex burns over 10,000 acres as environmentalists, residents and firefighters disagree – Lost Coast Outpost

Northern Spotted Owl Achieves Candidacy Status Under CESA – Redwood Times

Lessons in the Ashes – North Coast Journal

Spotted owl now endangered species candidate under California Endangered Species Act – Times-Standard

EPIC supports economic connectivity – Times-Standard

Marijuana Crops in California Threaten Forests and Wildlife – New York Times

Threatened Species Smoked by Pot Growers – Earth Island Journal

Federal hearing postponed to June 21 – Willits News

EPIC Sees Willits Bypass Project Construction as a Disservice to our children – Willits News

Eel River stakeholders hear history and concerns from Russian River side of Diversion – Redwood Times

Environmental group sues over Trinity fish hatchery – Record-Searchlight

Willits bypass court case coming down to the wire – Willits News

Suit filed over 199/197 plan – Daily Triplicate

California DOT Hit With Enviro Suit Over $26M Highway Expansion – Law360

Groups sue over Del Norte County highway project – San Jose Mercury News

80-year old deal sought for timber acreage – The Press Democrat

Farm Bureau settles bypass lawsuit – Willits News

California Farm Bureau Settles with Caltrans Over Bypass Lawsuit – KIEM

California Fish and Game Commission Hears Petition to List the Northern Spotted Owl – Sierra Sun Times

Breaking news: California Farm Bureau settles Willits bypass suit – Willits News

Willits bypass work continues as protesters vow more demonstrations – Press Democrat

CHP on alert as work proceeds at Highway 101 Willits bypass – Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Murrelets and Old-growth Forest Habitat Remain Protected – Kansas City InfoZine

The Future of Strawberry Rock – Times Standard

The New Human Vocation Is to Heal the Earth: The Warbler Speaks Out – Huffington Post

Hatchery Rancheria combine efforts – Del Norte Triplicate

Bombing Biodiversity – Humboldt Sentinel

Side Effects – High Country News

Green Diamond Qualifies for FSC Certification, Holds Public Meeting - Times Standard

Greens Say Hatchery Threatens Native Fish – Courthouse News Service

Hatcheries warned of pending suits – Del Norte Triplicate

Bypass lawsuit rolls on as Warbler sits – The Willits News

Feds Aim to Double Habitat for Spotted – Times Standard

Feds’ spotted owl ruling draws criticism; 9.5 million acres for birds exclude  Private Forest Land - Record-Searchlight

EPIC tackles Caltrans, parks issues, pot grows on federal land, and the GPU – Redwood Times

Klamath restoration agreement deadline looms; opponents call for end to settlement - Times-Standard

Federal judge denies injunction to delay Willits bypassRedwood Times

California Highway Plan Speeds Past ObjectionsCourthouse News Service

Humboldt: Federal plan to poison ravens and crows causing concernsWillits News

Officials discuss local raven, crow overpopulation; not all sold on idea of poisoning the birdsTimes-Standard

EPIC requests Forest Service analyze impacts of marijuana growsRedwood Times

Gray Wolves a Step Closer to a Safe Return in CaliforniaCare2.com

Bid to call state’s lone wolf endangeredSan Francisco Chronicle

State fish and game commissioners consider listing grey wolves as endangeredRecord-Searchlight

CalTrans counters bypass injunction bid with its own declarationsWillits News

Injunction Sought to Stop Willits Bypass Project - Times-Standard

Injunction Sought to Stop Construction of Controversial Willits Bypass Project – eNews Park Forest

California may give wolves endangered species statusSummit County Citizens Voice

Scandal Discredits State Park Leadership - Times Standard

Sierra Pacific Got Off Easy - Redding Record Searchlight

Brown moves to limit timber firms’ fire liability – SF Gate

Gov. Jerry Brown’s wildfire-liability plan assailed by U.S. attorney’s office - Sacramento Bee

USFS Claims ‘Jess Project’ Conditions are Associated with Severe Wild Fires – Two Rivers Tribune

Willits bypass out for bid; few county contractors interested so far – Willits News

EPIC joins others in lawsuit challenging Willits bypass – Redwood Times

Tall OrderA judge tells Caltrans to redo its Richardson Grove maps, and yet everybody’s smiling – North Coast Journal

Greens Challenge California Freeway ProjectCourthouse News Service

Measure twice, report some more – Times-Standard

Cattle grazing permit renewal halted on Marble Mountain land – Siskiyou Daily

Dam Raising Treat: Certain Wildlife Lives Only Around the Lake – Redding Searchlight

Research needed on Threat Highway Poses to Redwoods – Courthouse News Service

Judge Orders Caltrans to Redo Richardson Grove Maps – The Times Standard

Bigger Spotted Owl Habitat Proposed – The Record Searchlight

Environmental Groups Targets SPI Logging Plans – Trinity Journal

Lone wolf’s arrival leads to protection petition – San Francisco Chronicle

Judge to make decision on Richardson Grove project; sides presented on case Thursday – Times Standard

Another View: Protecting state’s forests serves the public interest – Sacramento Bee

Conservation Groups Move to Protect Humboldt Marten The Lumberjack

Conservation groups file intent to sue national fisheries Times Standard

2012: A critical year for the future of California state parks Times Standard

US Fish and Wildlife Service reviewing Humboldt marten protection Times Standard

Concerns, Support Over Klamath Dam Removal Continue – Times Standard

Dam Elimination Advocates Support Public Review of Klamath Dam Removal Project; Fish and Game Holding Public Meetings Next Week – Times Standard

California Land Sale Flouted Threatened Owl – Courthouse News Service

Legal Fund Benefit for Grove a Success – Redwood Times

Should This Owl Be Killed So Another Owl Can Live? – Sacramento Bee

Parkland, Not Farmland – Daily Triplicate

Private Cattle Grazing Will No Longer be allowed on Tolowa Dunes – Times Standard

Gaye Lebaron: Beyond Redwood Curtain to Another Humboldt - Press Democrat

Legal Weapon - North Coast Journal

EPIC Changes – North Coast Journal

EPIC Will Work to Save State Parks Vital to Economy and Ecology Says New ED - Redwood Times

EPIC to Host Forum on Industrial Logging – Times Standard

Judge Grants Preliminary Injunction on Richardson Grove Project – Northcoast Journal

Richardson Grove Injunction Cites Inconsistencies in Environmetnal Review – Times Standard

Preliminary Injunction Granted in Richardson Grove Case – Times Standard

Richardson Grove Injunction Ruling Postponed; EPIC Hoping for Decision Next Week – Times Standard

Does Size Matter? Are Bigger Trucks Really Better for the Economy? – Redwood Times

Karuk Tribe Handed Partial Victory in Legal Fight Against Forest Service – Lost Coast Outpost

Environmental Coalation Threatens North Coast Railroad Authority with Lawsuit - The Times Standard

Environmental Groups File Injunction on Richardson Grove Project; Motion to Stop Project Claiming Lack of Information, Irreparable Damage - The Times Standard

Caltrans STAA Juggernaut Stalls at Richardson Grove - The Lumberjack

Impaired Parks are Cause for Alarm – The Times Standard

Groups Petition for Chinook Salmon – Record Searchlight

NOAA finds petition to list Chinook salmon in Upper Klamath and Trinity rivers basin may be warranted – NOAA

Richardson Grove Project Up For Bid – The Lumberjack

Environmental groups ask feds to protect spring chinook  – Times Standard

Groups seek protection for Klamath Chinook salmon  – Washington Post

Humboldt marten on the precipice; environmental groups ask feds to protect rare weasel subspecies – Times Standard

Groups, individuals file federal lawsuit over Richardson Grove – Contra Costa Times

San Francisco Bay Area city joins Richardson Grove project fight - Times Standard

Redwoods at Center of Debate in Humboldt County – California Report KPBS

Parting the Redwood Curtain- High Mountain News

Green Diamond clear-cuts The Humboldt Hearald

Suit filed to protect ancient redwoods from Caltrans Highway Project – YubaNet

Suit filed to halt 101 widening in Richardson Grove -The Press Democrat

Suit says Highway 101 plan threatens redwoods – The San Francisco Chronicle

Enviros sue to block Hwy 101 widening – San Jose Mercury News

Caltrans Sued Over Highway Project Through Redwood Forest – The SF Weekly

Enviros sue to block Hwy 101 widening – CBS

Enviros sue to block Hwy 101 widening- KGET

Enviros sue to block Hwy 101 widening - KPSP

Suit says Highway 101 plan threatens redwoods- San Francisco Chronicle

Environmentalists sue state over tree removal – KGUN

Suit filed to halt 101 widening in Richardson Grove – istockAnalyst.com

Enviros sue to block Hwy 101 widening - Daily Comet

Enviros sue to block Hwy 101 widening – Ventura County Star

Enviros sue to block Hwy 101 widening - MyMotherLode.com

Enviros sue to block Hwy 101 widening – KTVN

Enviros sue to block Hwy 101 widening – KION

Enviros sue to block Hwy 101 widening – Fresno Bee

Enviros sue to block Hwy 101 widening - KMPH Fox 26

Enviros sue to block Hwy 101 widening - San Francisco Examiner

Enviros sue to block Hwy 101 widening - Modesto Bee

Enviros sue to block Hwy 101 widening - Washington Examiner

Enviros sue to block Hwy 101 widening - KSWT-TV

Enviros sue to block Hwy 101 widening - Press-Enterprise

Enviros sue to block Hwy 101 widening - Marin Independent-Journal

Enviros Sue To Block Hwy 101 Widening - CBS 13

Enviros sue to block Hwy 101 widening - San Diego Union Tribune

Enviros sue to block Hwy 101 widening – Contra Costa Times

Enviros sue to block Hwy 101 widening - Times-Standard

Enviros Sue To Block Hwy 101 Widening - CBS 2

Enviros sue to block Hwy 101 widening - Sacramento Bee

Enviros sue to block Hwy 101 widening – Monterey County Herald

Enviros sue to block Hwy 101 widening - San Jose Mercury News

Suit filed to halt 101 widening in Richardson Grove - Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Caltrans Sued Over Highway Project Through Redwood Forest – SF Weekly

Deforestation and Climate Change Speech
October 24, 2009

Green Sturgeon gets partial protection
The Eureka Times-Standard
April 5, 2005

Harbor Plan too industry-heavy?
The North Coast Journal
March 31, 2005

Logging challenged along Klamath River tributary
The Associated Press
February 14, 2005

New sales reignite timber battles
San Francisco Chronicle
December 13, 2004

Parasite with a purpose: Protection for lamprey considered
The Redding Record Searchlight
December 12, 2004

EPIC honors Clary of CATs
The Eureka Reporter
November 29, 2004

Judge blocks Klamath logging plan
The Associated Press
October 16, 2004

Judge fells federal timber project
The Eureka Times-Standard
October 15, 2004

Endangered seabird could lose protection
San Francisco Chronicle
September 2, 2004

Marbled murrelet decision may muddle species’ status
The Eureka Times-Standard
September 2, 2004

Eureka plans to develop a portion of Palco Marsh
The Eureka Reporter
July 15, 2004

New roadless rule reignites forest conflict
The Redding Record Searchlight
July 15, 2004

Environmental groups oppose extension of Waterfront Drive
The Eureka Times-Standard
June 29, 2004

Logging plan greeted coolly
Los Angeles Times
May 29, 2004