EPIC In the News

2020

EPIC V. Carlson et al Sierra Pacific Intervenor Order – Forest Policy Pup

 

The Battle for Elk River – The North Coast Journal

 

 

2019

BREAKING: Board of Supervisors Denies Terra-Gen Wind Project on a Vote of 4-1 – Lost Coast Outpost

 

Terra-Gen’s First Day of Hearings at the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors – Lost Coast Outpost

 

Supervisor Fennell Should ‘Vote Against the Ill-Conceivved Terra Gen Project,’ Says Letter to the Editor – Redheaded Blackbelt

 

Letter to the Editor Consider what a jewel we have on Bear Ridge – Times Standard

 

Planning Commissioners Explain Their Flip-Flops as Supes Prepare to Hear Terra Gen Wind Project – Lost Coast Outpost

 

9th Circ. Breaks Logjam Over Post-Fire National Forest Project -Law360

 

Conservation Groups Urge Rejection of Controversial California Wind Energy Project – Surfbirds News

 

The Planning Commission Could Reach a Decision on the Humboldt Wind Energy Project Tonight – Lost Coast Outpost

 

Green Versus Green – North Coast Journal

OP-ED: Citing Danger to Birds, Three Conservation Groups Urge the County to Reject Humboldt Wind Energy Project – Lost Coast Outpost

 

Wind Farm Under Scrutiny – The LumberJack

 

Judge approves temporary restraining order against post-Ranch Fire logging projects – Lake County Record-Bee

 

Environmental groups to sue over lack of protections for feisty Humboldt marten – Eureka Times-Standard

 

Lawsuit Launched After Trump Administration Fails to Protect Humboldt Martens in Oregon – Center for Biological Diversity

 

E-Bikes in Tahoe Draw Equestrian Group’s Ire – Bloomberg Environment

 

Environmentalists clash with feds, timber group over salvage logging – Capital Press

 

Forest Service sued over timber sales on Mendocino National Forest – Lake County News

 

EPIC Demands NEPA on ~7,000 Acres of Forest in Mendocino National Forest – Redheaded Blackbelt

 

Nonprofit sues Forest Service for environmental violations in Ranch Fire footprint logging – Lake County Record-Bee

 

Mendocino National Forest sued by environmentalists for allegedly logging under guise of roadside maintenance – The Press Democrat

 

In the Balance: Local enviro groups ‘insist’ on changes to wind farm project – North Coast Journal

 

Oregon Bans Trapping of Humboldt Martens – Center for Biological Diversity

 

Local Enviro Groups Demand Changes to Proposed Terra-Gen Wind Energy Project Slated for Ridges South of Rio Dell – Lost Coast Outpost

 

THE ECONEWS REPORT: They’re Back! Your Loveable Environmental Curmudgeons Have a New Show on KHUM and LoCO – Lost Coast Outpost

 

Local salamander won’t be protected under ESA – The Siskiyou Daily News

 

EPIC: ‘It’s not the currently listed species that will suffer the most’ under new Endangered Species Act rules – Eureka Times Standard

 

Straight from the PALCO Playbook  – North Coast Journal

 

Lawsuit Seeks Overdue Protection for Rare Salamander in California, Oregon – Center for Biological Diversity

 

Federal Court Orders Environmental Impact Study for California’s Richardson Grove Highway Project – Center for Biological Diversity

 

Judge rules Caltrans needs environmental impact report for Richardson Grove project – Eureka Times Standard

 

Salamanders face extinction from plans to raise Shasta Dam – KRCR News

 

Rare California Salamanders Move Closer to Endangered Species Act Protection – Center for Biological Diversity

 

Proposed-HCP for Sierra Pacific Industries a Bad Deal for Spotted Owls – YubaNet.com

 

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Rare Salamander in California, Oregon – Center for Biological Diversity

 

Federal Court Again Halts Caltrans Project Through Ancient California Redwoods – Sierra Sun Times

 

EPIC wins another lawsuit against Caltrans over proposed Richardson Grove project – KRCR News

 

Judge Halts Caltrans Plan To Widen Road In Redwood Grove, Orders More Study – SF Gate

 

Judge to Caltrans: Leave trees be – Eureka Times Standard

 

North Coast environmental advocates ‘dismayed’ by plan to end gray wolf protections – Eureka Times Standard

 

Federal effort to raise Shasta Dam by 18.5 feet is getting some serious pushback– Berkeley News

 

Headwaters Forest Reserve and the Battle that Saved It – Earth Island Journal

 

Arcata Chamber of Commerce announces annual awards – Eureka Times Standard

 

Community continues push for Klamath dam removal – Eureka Times Standard

 

EPIC sues state over Humboldt marten protections, Green Diamond practices – Eureka Times Standard

 

Lawsuit Targets California Permit for Clearcutting Endangered Marten Habitat – Center for Biological Diversity

 

Environmental Groups Win Battle to Protect Gray Wolves in California  – Redheaded Blackbelt

 

Gray Wolves Will Keep CA Endangered Species Protections – EarthJustice

 

Oregon to reconsider rules on trapping of Humboldt martens – Eureka Times Standard

 

2018

 

Environmental Protection Information Center – The Martinez Beavers

 

Gordon Bonser: ‘In Death as in Life, He Swims with Salmon’ – Red Headed Blackbelt

 

A 4 Inch Salamander Might Stop Northern California Dam Project – Herald Mail Media

 

EPIC Announces Plan to Sue USDA Program Over Killing of Beavers – Eureka Times Standard

 

Americas Biggest Wildfire Profiteer is Major Donor to Republicans Whose Policies Benefit His Business – Sludge

 

Federal Judge: US Law Doesn’t Protect Ancient Trees from Logging – Missoula Current

 

Court Hears Arguments to Stop Destructive Highway-widening Project Through Ancient California Redwoods – Center for Biological Diversity

 

Judge Says US Law Doesn’t Protect Ancient Trees – Courthouse News Service

 

EPIC Honors Jene McCovey with Sempervirens Lifetime Achievement Award – Redheaded Blackbelt

 

Yurok Elder Wins Lifetime Honor – The Triplicate

 

Longtime Environmental Activist to be Honored by EPIC – Eureka Times Standard

 

US Fish and Wildlife Proposes Humboldt Marten Protection but Protects Timber Industry – Eureka Times Standard

 

Judge: Pacific Fisher Must be Reconsidered for Protection – Eureka Times Standard

 

County Promises Climate Change Action  – Mad River Union

 

Judge Voids Denial of Protected Status for Pacific Fisher – Courthouse News Service

 

Judge Overturns Denial of Endangered Species Protection for Pacific Fishers – Center for Biological Diversity

 

Oregon Denies Protection to Gravely Imperiled Humboldt Martens – Center for Biological Diversity

 

County Targets 100 Percent Clean Energy by 2025 – Eureka Times Standard

 

Humboldt Marten Listed as an Endangered Species in California – Eureka Times Standard

 

Last Chance Grade Received a Closer Look from Stakeholder in Arcata – KRCRTV

 

Company Seeks Input on Humboldt County Wind Energy Project – Eureka Times Standard

 

Judge Probes Study Used to Revoke Fisher Protections – Courthouse News Service

 

Marijuana Farms are Driving This Adorable Forest Creature into Extinction – Live Science

 

Adorable and Feisty Humboldt Marten Faces Extinction – EcoWatch

 

Protections Urged for Humboldt Martens – Curry Coastal Pilot

 

‘Super Cute and Super Ferocious’ Humboldt Marten May Get Endangered Species Status – Eureka Times Standard

 

Local Environmental Groups File Complaint Against US Forest Service and Mercer-Fraser Co. Over Operations at Willow Creek Property – Lost Coast Outpost

 

Kevin McKenny to Resign from County Planning Commission After State Cites Development Violations – Eureka Times Standard

 

Environmentalists Plan Logging to Restore Redwood Forests – The Mercury News

 

Conservation Groups Propose Ban on Trapping Humboldt Martens in Oregon – Lost Coast Outpost

 

Coastal Trapping Ban Sought to Protect Oregon’s Vanishing Humboldt Martens – SF Bay Area Indymedia

 

Humboldt County Judge Weighs Arguments in Challenge to Richardson Grove Project – Eureka Times Standard

 

Humboldt Supervisors Consider New Cannabis Ordinance – North Coast Journal

 

Humboldt Board of Supervisors to Consider Capping Cannabis Cultivation Licenses – North Coast Journal

 

Groups Seek Protections for S. Oregon Salamander – Capital Press

 

Endangered Species Protection Sought for California Oregon Salamander Threatened by Logging – SF Bay Area Indymedia

 

Conservation Groups Seek Protection for Unique Oregon Salamander – The Register-Guard

 

Endangered Species Protection Sought for CA, OR Salamander Threatened by Logging – Yubanet

 

Rare Salamander’s Survival Threatened By Logging, Environmentalists Say  – OBP

 

Caltrans’ Revised Richardson Grove Project Under Review by Local Judge – Eureka Times Standard

 

Klamath Communities Begin a Revolution in Forest Management – Yubanet

 

Feds Consider Listing Spring Klamath River Salmon as Endangered – Eureka Times Standard

 

EPIC, Latino Outdoors to Hold Bilingual Outdoors Workshops, Interpretive Hikes – Eureka Times Standard

 

In the Wind – North Coast Journal

 

EPIC, Latino Outdoors Leading Bilingual Hike Series This Year to Empower Latinx Community – Redheaded Blackbelt

 

Climate Litigants Take US to Court – Sonoma Index-Tribune

 

Study: North Coast Cannabis Grows Likely Exposing Threatened Owls to Rodenticides – Eureka Times Standard

 

Emergency Communication Towers to be Removed from Sacred Yurok Site – Eureka Times Standard

 

The North Coast’s Environmental Groups Vow to Fight Trump’s Offshore Oil Drilling Plan – Tuluwat Examiner

 

EPIC, Baykeeper and NEC Vow to Fight Trump – Redheaded Blackbelt

2017

EPIC Petitioning to Ban Clearcutting in Humboldt County – Eureka Times Standard

 

EPIC Seeks Support for Clear Cutting Ban – KIEM

 

Caltrans Proposed Project in Richardson Grove is ‘Sensless, Wasteful and Damaging,” Says Letter – Redheaded Blackbelt

 

Individuals Challenging California Highway Project Over Allegations of Harm to Redwood Trees – Legal News Line

 

Caltrans Faces New Lawsuit Over Richardson Grove Project – KIEM

 

Groups Fight Plan to Widen Highway in California Redwood Grove – Courthouse News Service

 

Enviro Groups File New Richardson Grove Suite Against Caltrans – Eureka Times Standard

 

Caltrans’ Richardson Grove Project Challenged by Fifth Environmental Lawsuit – Eureka Times Standard

 

EPIC Reflects on 40 Years of Environmental Justice in Humboldt County – KHSU

 

EPIC Celebrates 40 Years of Environmental Advocacy – Eureka Times Standard

 

Illicit Grows Face $10-A-Day Fines – North Coast Journal

 

Environmental Groups: Humboldt Beyond Capacity for Marijuana Grows – Cannabis Now

 

Environmental Groups to Humboldt County: No More New Cannabis Grows – Eureka Times Standard

 

Environmental Groups Urge Humboldt County Regulators to Hold Off on New Cannabis Cultivation – Ganjapreneur

 

Calif. Judge Rejects Bid to Add Nepa Claims to Logging Suit – Law360

 

Activists Name Public Toilet After Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke in Protest – Breitbart News

 

Environmental Groups Name Toilet After Interior Secretary in Public Lands Protest – Eureka Times Standard

 

First District Holds CEQA’s Substantive Requirements Apply to Environmental Documentation of State Agency Acting

Under Certified State Regulatory Program, Directs Issuance of Writ Setting Aside Inadequately Reviewed Pesticide Label Approvals – JD Supra

 

Groups Call on Japan Not to Dump Radioactive Water Into Pacific Ocean – Los Alamos Daily Post

 

Karuk Tribe Seeks to List Klamath River Salmon as Endangered – Eureka Times Standard

 

Environmentalists Say Proposed Cannabis Grow Rules Fail to Protect Wildlife – Santa Rosa Press Democrat

 

Cleveland National Foundation v. San Diego Association of Governments – the Recorder

 

EPIC Files Lawsuit Against Caltrans Road Adjustment – KRCRTV.COM

 

Environmental Groups File Fourth Lawsuit Against Richardson Grove Highway Widening Project – Redwood Times

 

How a Math Formula Could Decide Fate of Endangered US Species – Daily Mail

 

More Challenges for Baywood’s Timber Harvest Plan – Mad River Union

 

Caltrans Revises Richardson Grove Highway 101 Widening Project – Eureka Times Standard

 

Caltrans Relaunches Richardson Grove Project; Agency Issues New Environmental Documentation for Controversial

Highway 101 Realignment at the South End of the County – Lost Coast Outpost

 

Humboldt County Celebrates Earth Day – Eureka Times Standard

 

Feds Fight Bid to Add NEPA Claim to Logging Project Suit – Law360

 

Humboldt County Celebrates Earth Day – Eureka Times Standard

 

USDA stops use of cyanide bombs in Idaho – KPVI News 6

 

Immediate ban sought on use of M-44 ‘cyanide bombs’ in Idaho – Idaho State Journal

 

Ruling Puts Martens Up For Endangered Species Reconsideration – North Coast Journal

 

Humboldt marten reconsidered for endangered species listing – Eureka Times Standard

 

EPIC Intervenes in Gray Wolf Lawsuit – Eureka Times Standard

 

Conservation Groups Oppose Efforts to Remove Wolf Protections in California – YubaNet

 

Trinity County Nixes East-West Rail Study – Eureka Times Standard

 

East-West Rail Efforts Dealt a Blow as Trinity County Declines $276K Caltrans Grant for Feasibility Study – Lost Coast

Outpost

 

Pacific Sun – Feature: Downstream – Logging and an industry-friendly state agency imperil the Elk River and other

California waterways

 

The battle against English Ivy – The LumberJack

 

Attack of the English Ivy – North Coast Journal

 

EPIC Petitions for New Post Fire Timber Regulations – Times Standard

 

Stand Up for Your Rights – Napa Valley Register

 

2016

 

Rare Weasel Makes a Comeback – Corpus Christi Caller-Times

 

Rare Weasel-like Mammal Makes Comeback in Washington State – Fox News

 

Rare Weasel Species Makes Comeback in Washington State  – Washington Post

 

Timber Harvest Lawsuit Dismissed by Judge – Times Standard

 

9th Circuit Urged to Stop NorCal Logging Project – Courthouse News Service

 

Keeping it Wild – North Coast Journal

 

Greens say US Prefers Loggers to Weasels – Courthouse News Service

 

YOUR WEEK IN OCEAN: Your ‘Reusable Bag Day’ Report – Lost Coast Outpost

 

Are Marijuana Farms Contributing to Climate Change – legal Insurrection

 

Lawsuit Looks to List Pacific fishers as Threatened – Bend Bulletin

 

Fight to Protect Fishers Moves Into Courtroom in SF – SF Gate

 

The Pacific fisher comes to court after Disappearing in the Sierra Nevada Mountains – Sacramento Bee

 

The Cannabis Industry Needs To Clean Up Its Act – Huffington Post

 

Alert! Northern Spotted Owl the New Addition to California’s Endangered Species List – Nature World News

 

Northern Spotted Owl Added to California Endangered Species – OC Register

 

Northern Spotted Owl Added to Endangered Species List – San Francisco Chronicle

 

Northern Spotted Owl Listed as an Endangered Species – Times Standard

 

Northern Spotted Owl Added to Endangered Species List  – The San Luis Obispo Tribune

 

Are the UK ‘biomass sustainability standards legitimizing forest destruction? – Ecologist

 

California Fish and Game Commission to weigh in on spotted owl, Delta Bass – Sacramento Bee

 

Last Stands – North Bay Bohemian

 

Lawsuit threatened over Pacific fisher – Eureka Times Standard

 

EPIC, Others Prepare to Sue Feds over Failure to Protect Pacific Fisher – Lost Coast Outpost

 

Groups challenge decision to not list west coast fisher under ESA – Siskiyou Daily News

 

Forest Regs a self-defeating glut – Mad River Union

 

A slide toward extinction – williamettelive.com

 

Group protests closing Klamath National Forest for salvage operation – Record Searchlight

 

California’s Forests have been decimated, and this is their final insult – Fusion

 

EPIC, Others Prepare to Sue Feds Over Failure to Protect Pacific Fisher – Lost Coast Outpost

 

Groups challenge decision to not list west coast fisher under ESA – Siskiyou Daily News

 

Merle Haggard and the Politics of Salmon – San Diego Free Press

 

Karuk Tribe and Environmentalists File Lawsuit Over Logging Plan in Klamath National Forest – Lost Coast Outpost

 

Karuk Tribe Says Logging Will Hurt Salmon – Courthouse News Service

 

Karuk Tribe & Conservationists File Suit to Protect Wild Salmon, Rural River Communities – Native News Online

 

Scientists Urge Feds to Continue Fracking Moratorium off CA Coast – Bay Area Indymedia

 

EPIC: County’s cannabis ordinance an important first step – Times Standard

 

UNBUNDYS RALLY: Public Land Fans Occupy Wildlife Area For a Little Bit, Sing, Eat Snacks, Then Leave

 

The Un-Bundys: Environmental Groups Plan Takeover of Federal Lands on South Spit – Lost Coast Outpost

 

Supes: Keep More Grows out of TPZ – Times Standard

 

Study: Northern Spotted Owls Declining more Rapidly – Eureka Times Standard

 

Enviro Groups Sue U.S. Fish & Wildlife Over Lack of Protection for Coastal Marten – Eureka Times Standard

 

Public calls for further changes to pot ordinance; interim DHHS director appointed – Eureka Times Standard

 

Northern Spotted Owl Populations Are Rapidly Declining, A New Study Finds – Redheaded Blackbelt

 

County Cannabis Policy Evolving – Mad River Union

 

Full Speed Ahead? – NorthCoast Journal

 

Supervisors Ask Staff to Loosen Regulations in Draft Marijuana Ordinance – Lost Coast Outpost

 

Bigfoot Hunters Find Something Unexpected in Del Norte County – KCET

 

California Cannabis Voice Humboldt Announces Consensus Agreement with Local Environmental Groups – Lost Coast

Outpost

 

Feds Consider Listing Adorable Predator as Endangered – KCET

 

Groups notify feds of lawsuit for coastal marten protection – Eureka Times Standard