ROTARY CLUB OF EUREKA WILL BE HELD AT THE ELK’S LODGE AND OUR SPEAKER WILL BE DAVID HULL – EAST-WEST RAILROAD
ABOUT THE EAST-WEST RAILROAD PROJECT
After hours of public feedback overwhelmingly criticizing the project, the Trinity County Transportation Commission yesterday decided not to accept a $276,000 Caltrans grant to study the feasibility of a new railroad running east-west between Humboldt Bay and the Central Valley.
The commission, which is comprised of the same people who serve as the Trinity County Board of Supervisors, listened to members of the public voice concerns about the potential environmental, economic and private property impacts of constructing a new railroad through Trinity County. Afterward, Supervisor Bill Burton made a motion to accept the grant, but none of the other supervisors offered to second the motion so it died on the vine.
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