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Harbor candidate accuses district of giving away public land

Harbor candidate accuses district of giving away public land

Jack Durham Mad River Union HUMBOLDT BAY – A candidate for a seat on the harbor commission is claiming that the district improperly tried to give away public property. Trinidad resident Susan Rotwein, a candidate for the Division Five seat on the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District Board of Commissioners, first brought up

Wood pellet factory may bring jobs, more shipping to harbor

Benjamin Fordham Mad River Union SAMOA – The future is starting to take shape for the former Samoa pulp mill site. With the EPA cleanup nearly done, compatible tenants are starting to emerge. The latest is Samoa Wood Pellets LLC, which was awarded an exclusive right to negotiate from the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and

Pulp mill site to be marketed as eco-industrial park

Editor’s note: This article was corrected on Feb. 3. The previous version stated that Bonnie Neely was hired to market the pulp mill property. That was incorrect. Neely, working for her law firm, will clarify allowable uses at the site, which will be helpful in the marketing efforts. Benjamin Fordham Mad River Union HUMBOLDT –

Special Harbor District Meeting

From HBHRCD: The Board of Commissioners of the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District announces a Special Meeting to be held on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. in the Woodley Island Marina Meeting Room, Eureka, CA. The purpose of the Special Meeting is for the Board in both Closed Session and Open

EPA Tackles ‘Enormous Mess’ At Pulp Mill Site

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union SAMOA – Its urgency underscored by a recent earthquake, the overdue removal of millions of gallons of hazardous waste from the vacated Samoa pulp mill site has begun . It will be accomplished using trucks. A plan to transport the caustic waste chemicals by barge ran into complications. The initial

Big Ideas Floated For Old Pulp Mill

Benjamin Fordham Mad River Union EUREKA/SAMOA – The public was invited to an open house and special board meeting of the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District last Monday, Feb. 10, as the district seeks to repurpose the recently acquired Samoa pulp mill site. The district is hoping to form a semi-cohesive community vision

Discuss Cleanup Plans for Former Pulp Mill Site, County Brownfields Program

Sean Quincey Humboldt County Public Information Specialist Staff with the County of Humboldt’s Economic Development team is inviting citizens to a public meeting on Thursday, Dec. 19 at 6 p.m. at the Prosperity Center in Eureka to the discuss the County’s Brownfields Program. Brownfields are real property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may

Harbor District gets pulp mill site

The county’s Harbor District is acquiring the former pulp mill property on Humboldt Bay at no cost but is also taking on the considerable responsibility of removing its hazardous materials. There are four million gallons of caustic chemicals from pulp mill processes stored at the 72-acre mill site. Removing them along with a variety of