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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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Forming the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District

Eureka Times-Standard Forming the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District By Jessie Faulkner February 3, 2003 The recent news that an Alaskan businessman was attempting to purchase what he termed as the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District’s “excess” water prompted a reflection on the history of the district and its water source. The effort began in 1955 with the formation of …

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