MERCER FRASER

EcoNews Report Roundup: Current Environmental News

Sep 27, 2018
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.


Northcoast Environmental Center

  13 Environmental stories in 30 minutes - that's the EcoNews Roundup!

On today’s EcoNews Report Roundup Larry Glass, NEC's Executive Director, and Bella Waters, NEC's Admin & Development Director, cover the following news stories:

Mark Lovelace Weighs in on the Mercer-Fraser Project

Feb 27, 2018

Mark Lovelace is a former Humboldt County Supervisor.  In this KHSU Magazine interview, Mark weighs in on the Mercer-Fraser rezoning proposal currently before the Board of Supervisors. 

Jesse Palmer / Flickr

Mercer-Fraser, an engineering company based out of Eureka, is proposing the construction of a 5,000-square-foot cannabis manufacturing facility at their property on the Mad River near Glendale. The site is immediately upstream from Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District’s intake wells, which provide drinking water for 88,000 residents of Humboldt County. If the project is approved, drinking water for 2/3 of Humboldt County’s residents could be impaired.