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Garbage illegally dumped approximately 2,500 feet above Mettah Creek
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Garbage illegally dumped approximately 2,500 feet above Mettah Creek
The garbage here has been accumulating for more than 20 years. It was illegally dumped approximately 2,500 feet above Mettah Creek, a designated critical salmon habitat that flows into the Klamath River in Northern California. Clean-up activities near the Johnson’s dump are delayed for a pair of nesting Northern Spotted Owls. The Northern Spotted Owl is listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. The California Integrated Waste Management Board and the Yurok Tribe will begin clean up of this site approximately in late September 2009, after the Northern Spotted Owl breeding cycle ends. Read more about this:
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