Category Archives: Richardson Grove

Win for Richardson Grove!

Controversial Highway Project Would Irreparably Damage Ancient Redwoods SAN FRANCISCO— A federal judge today ordered Caltrans to redo critical aspects of its environmental analysis for a controversial project that would widen and realign Highway 101 through the ancient redwoods of … Continue reading

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Richardson Grove Legal Proceedings Continue Apace

The legal challenge to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) approval of their highway development project in Richardson Grove State Park will continue to evolve over the next several weeks. The state case hearings originally scheduled for March 14 in … Continue reading

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URGENT-Hearing Canceled March 14

The Richardson Grove State Hearing, which was scheduled for Wednesday March 14, 2012 at the Humboldt County Court House, has been canceled/postponed. We will notify you of updates as we find out more.

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Richardson Grove tree measuring to take place Monday

Dear Grovies, Let us respect the Court, and allow for the uninterrupted measurement of these precious trees. For the Wild! Natalynne, the EPIC Team, and plaintiffs The Times-Standard Posted:   02/28/2012 10:15:44 AM PST A federal judge has scheduled the … Continue reading

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Plaintiffs choose trees for Richardson Grove measurement

Donna Tam/The Times-Standard Posted:   02/28/2012 01:55:30 AM PST Plaintiffs in the Richardson Grove realignment project lawsuit have selected the five redwood trees that will help a federal judge weigh the merits of their case. The proposed Caltrans project would … Continue reading

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Federal judge to visit Richardson Grove site; court order requests documented measurements of trees

Donna Tam/The Times-Standard Posted:   02/25/2012 02:16:10 AM PST A federal judge presiding over a case in which the Richardson Grove realignment project is contested has issued an order for a Humboldt County federal judge to oversee the measuring of … Continue reading

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Report From Federal Court: February 23, 2012

Thursday, February 23, 2012, San Francisco–United States District Court for the Northern District of California. Attorneys for Caltrans and the Plaintiffs (EPIC, CBD, CATS, et al.) gave oral arguments on the sufficiency of the Caltrans’ finding of FONSI (Finding Of … Continue reading

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Federal Hearing: February 23, 2012 State Hearing: March 14, 2012

Court Hearing Dates: The Federal Court Hearing for the Richardson Grove Case is in San Francisco, Thursday February 23, 2012 at 2pm, court room #8, 19th floor, with the Honorable William Alsup. The State Court Hearing for Richardson Grove is … Continue reading

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Good News but Concerns Remain on H.R.7

Greetings …On February 2, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee marked up its major surface transportation bill, HR 7, (called the American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act.)  The bill contained numerous anti-safety provisions.  One of them would have allowed a “state option” to … Continue reading

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Non-violent direct action workshop to defend Richardson Grove Feb. 11-13, 2012

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