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Humboldt County to draft stance on future of Eel River dams after PG&E announcement

Humboldt County tribes, fishermen, city officials and environmentalists on Tuesday called for the Board of Supervisors to support full removal of PG&E’s Potter Valley Project dams Tuesday after the utility company announced last week that i...

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