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Fortuna to hear water bag concept

Eureka Times-Standard Fortuna to hear water bag concept By James Faulk The Times-Standard Monday, February 17, 2003 FORTUNA — It’s the Friendly City’s turn to hear the much-debated water bag proposal. At Tuesday’s council meeting, Carol Rische from the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District will give a presentation to the City Council regarding a proposal to export water from the …

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Water district says Mad River bag bid still just a proposal

Eureka Times-Standard Water district says Mad River bag bid still just a proposal By James Tressler The Times-Standard Friday, February 14, 2003 EUREKA — Shipping billions of gallons of Mad River water in huge plastic bags to thirsty cities down south is still only in the discussion phase, officials at the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District said Thursday. The district …

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Environmental groups push water district to douse water bag idea

Eureka Times-Standard Environmental groups push water district to douse water bag idea The Times-Standard Friday, February 14, 2003 A group of nine environmental and public interest groups are calling for the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District to dump an Alaska entrepreneur’s bid to ship Mad River water south. The Environmental Protection Information Center, the Northcoast Environmental Center, the Sierra Club …

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Arcatans: Bag water bag idea

Eureka Times-Standard Arcatans: Bag water bag idea By James Faulk The Times-Standard February 11, 2003 ARCATA — “No. No. On second thought, no.” Mayor Bob Ornelas was clear in his opposition to a proposed plan to export Mad River water in a bag nearly as long as three football fields, as was the rest of the City Council Wednesday. A …

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