Tag Archives: Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)

Letter of the Week: Arcata demands state clean up possible toxic threat to drinking water

Letter of the Week: Arcata demands state clean up possible toxic threat to drinking water

The importance of this matter cannot be overstated. The site is located directly adjacent to the Mad River, upstream and within close proximity to HBMWD’s Raney wells which supply drinking water to all of our customers and to two-thirds of the residents of Humboldt County.

State moves to protect Mad River

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union BLUE LAKE – ​A state agency is reinvigorating efforts to prevent dioxins at a former lumber mill site from reaching the Mad River and the drinking water supply of 88,000 county residents. ​Announced last week by the Humboldt Baykeeper water quality advocacy group, a new round of groundwater and surface

Alarm over lack of dioxin testing at Glendale mill site planned for cannabis facility

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union GLENDALE – The county Planning Commission’s review of a Glendale cannabis manufacturing project has exposed a lack of testing for dioxins on former mill and lumber storage sites, which could have implications for drinking water. ​Considering the stakes, one commissioner described the lack of testing as “ridiculous.” ​The uncertain contamination status

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