EcoNews Report Roundup: Current Environmental News

Sep 27, 2018

EcoNews Report Roundup
Credit Northcoast Environmental Center

14 Environmental stories in 30 minutes – that’s the EcoNews Roundup!

On today’s EcoNews Report Roundup, the NEC's Larry Glass and Bella Waters cover the latest environmental news stories.


Local News:

1. Cher-Ae Heights Casino: Proposed Six Story Hotel on Scenic Drive in Trinidad. Could be seen from as far away as Eureka!
2. Planning Commission Approves Mercer Fraser Asphalt Plant Near Big Lagoon
3. BREAKING NEWS from EPIC - some good news!
4. Coastal Cleanup Day update
5. East-West Train and the current political angle

6. Eureka City Council and Mayoral Candidate Forum at Labor Temple Sunday & Monday Sept 30 & Oct 1 6-8.
7. City of Arcata researching a ban on single-use plastics.

National News:

8. Mosquitoes Could Carry Plastic Particles into the Food Chain
9. Scientists say logging forests won't reduce wildfire risk
10. Monsanto's global weedkiller harms honeybees, research finds

Climate News:

11. Thawing arctic lakes are bubbling methane,
12. A groundbreaking Hurricane Florence study could change how we think about climate
13. Super Typhoon Mangkhut rips through Philippines
14. County promises climate change action

If you have suggestions for stories to be reported on the next issue of the EcoNews Roundup, please email the NEC office.