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Posts published by “Ellen Taylor”

Reflections On EPIC’s Annual Achievement Awards

Humboldt County’s Environmental Protection Information Center (EPIC), founded in 1977, has a modest name. Indeed, information’s uses are modest: the gravest warnings are useless if…

A New Threat To Humboldt’s Redwoods

Griff Griffith, Natural and Cultural Resources Interpreter for Humboldt Redwoods State Park, NCJ-elected “Best Activist of the Year”, is a jolly version of Dr. Seuss’s…

The Lorax and PG&E

Griff Griffith, Natural and Cultural Resources Interpreter for Humboldt Redwoods State Park, NCJ-elected “Best Activist of the Year,” is a jolly version of Dr. Seuss’s…

Crimes Against Peace

I was in Nuremberg during the war crimes trials which followed WWII. My father, Brig. General Telford Taylor, was Chief Prosecutor during the second, American…

Ukraine as Dostoevsky Novel

Hatred for Russia is surging. A University in Italy even cancelled a course on Dostoevsky, one of Russia’s famous writers of the nineteenth century. Looked…

PG&E On the Loose Again

PG&E’s probation was imposed 5 years ago after the fiery and deadly San Bruno gas explosion, ended last week. Judge Alsup’s final remarks were grim,…

PG&E’s War Against Trees

PG&E’s war against trees isn’t confined to Humboldt County. I’ve received letters from outraged landowners in Shasta and Mendocino Counties, and read about infuriating encounters…

PG&E’s Tree Cutting Frenzy

One more sorry event in California’s fire calamities is the insane reaction of PG&E to the changing climate. It’s almost as if the punishments they’ve…

My First Timber Harvest Plan of 2021

Timber Harvest Plans (THPs) are like demure invitations to dance. A timber company sidles up to Cal Fire, which extends its soft hand. The music…

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