Red Cross Evacuation Center for Mad River/Ruth at: Van Duzen Community Center, Van Duzen Road, Mad River:    
Precautionary evacuations for the town of Blocksburg.:    
Mandatory Evacuations for residences in the area of Mad River Rd from Highway 36 to Three Forks Road area and the back side of the lake on Ruth/Zenia Road to the Ruth Dam:     - Click for more Info
State Route 36 is closed at the Trinity County line due to the wildfires. It's unknown when the roadway will re-open:    
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County Economic Development to hold meeting

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The Humboldt County Economic Development Team is inviting the public to a meeting. It will be held in the Prosperity Center at 520 E Street in Eureka at 6 pm this Thursday, December 19th.

On the agenda for discussion, is the Brownfield’s Program which is the expansion, redevelopment or reuse of property that may be complicated by the presence of hazardous substance, pollutants or contaminants. Cleaning up and reinvesting in these properties protects the environment, reduces blight and takes development pressures off green spaces and working lands.

One topic to discuss is a draft analysis of cleanup alternatives for the former Louisiana-Pacific Pulp Mill site in Samoa.

County staff will also report on grant funding assessments with the EPA on over 30 parcels located between  Orick to Redway.