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State moves to protect Mad River

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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