Covelo Gravel Project Withdrawn

I spent last week compiling, organizing, and confirming the horde of information regarding the advent of the Grist Creek Aggregates proposed gravel mine in Covelo to write the (belated) next article in what was to be a series of articles on the project. Despite the fact that the hearing before the Board of Supervisors was […]

An Open Pit Mine In Covelo?

At one point during last Thursday’s hearing in front of the Mendocino County Planning Commission, as they considered a proposal for an open pit gravel mining operation in Covelo, I thought I heard a curious, faint, wheezing sound. As if sea creatures of some kind were rising to the surface of the water to breathe. […]