NOTE: There was just an article in Earth Island Journal looking back on the Headwaters Forest Campaign, and in particular the women involved, who were campaign leaders, on the 20th anniversary of the protection of the 7500-acre Headwaters Forest Reserve. You can read it here.
Reminder–this Sunday! Join us!
For those who desire to go beyond the bare details into the full story of the face-down in federal court with Charles Hurwitz, here are some sources:
KMUD radio in Humboldt carried updates from court most days (interviews with myself, Remedy, Ken Miller) on its 6 pm news (starting on 4/20; no story on 4/22). […]
Tree Sitters Descend When New Owners Humboldt Redwood Co. Deliver Message Directly to Them
Eureka, CA-Community residents and forest activists from the redwood region and far beyond Humboldt County in Northern California, were relieved and elated as news spread of an unprecented commitment by Humboldt Redwood Company (HRC) owners of what was Maxxam/PL land to […]
Pacific Lumber Redwoods ALERT
It is a done deal. By the end of the day today, new owners will have taken over the Pacific Lumber Co. and the town of Scotia, through proceedings ending in bankruptcy court in Texas. The new company will be called Humboldt Redwood Company.
The resolution ends two decades of aggressive […]
*Texas Judge Denies Stay in PL Case–Company Nearly in Mendocino Redwood Co.’s Hands*
*Court Decision on Oak Grove Tomorrow: Vigil at Oaks Tonight and Tomorrow*
Judge Confirms Approval of Mendocino Redwood Co. July 15
It has seemed to drag on forever, though sometimes the twists and turns have been swift and interesting, but in […]
Pacific Lumber Bankruptcy UPDATE
As noted in our last update on the long saga of Pacific Lumber bankruptcy and the impending departure of PL/Maxxam from Humboldt County, Judge Richard Smith, presiding over the bankruptcy case since it was first filed in January 2007, chose the reorganization plan of Mendocino Redwoods Co. over the creditor […]
Maxxam has left the building. Almost.
The much anticipated decision in the Pacific Lumber bankruptcy case came down today with a decision that takes control of Humboldt County’s redwoods out of Maxxam/Hurwitz/Pacific Lumber hands, at long last.
Our rallying cry of the last 2 decades: MAXXAM OUT OF HUMBOLDT! has finally come to pass!
Update on Pacific Lumber bankruptcy case. The end is very near!
Redwood forest-watchers might want to check out news from the final hearings in bankruptcy court down there is Corpus Christi, Texas. The judge is expected to render a decision soon. Come to the BACH update meeting May 29 :
PACIFIC LUMBER BANKRUPTCY UPDATE
from the Bay Area Coalition for Headwaters
May 3, 2008
For those of you following the unfolding drama of the Pacific
Lumber bankruptcy story, there is much to report, but it’s not
over yet. After this week’s proceedings in Corpus Christi court,
>< PACIFIC LUMBER BANKRUPTCY UPDATE from the Bay Area Coalition for Headwaters April 10, 2008 >< update for Pacific Lumber watchers and redwood fans-- This is a big week for the Pacific Lumber bankruptcy case in court in Corpus Christi, Texas. A hearing (actually a confirmation trial) has been going on since Tuesday following [...]
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