Coastal Currents: Bag Ban, Aquatic Opening, and Shocking Ending

Mike Dronkers / Wednesday, June 20, 2012 @ 2:35 p.m. /

Today's Coastal Currents referenced:

1.  Humboldt Bay Aquatics Center Showcase, Sat. June 23

Come celebrate the launch of the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center's aquatic programming and equipment rental program. Choose from equipment demos, $10 classes, and more!

11:00-12:30    Kayak and canoe tour
12:45-2:15      Kids Paddle
12:45-2:15      Beginning Stand Up Paddle
2:30-4:00        Kayak and canoe self-rescue skills course

At the Humboldt Bay Aquatics Center, 921 Waterfront Drive, Eureka, CA.

For more info, call 443-4222 or email hbac@humboldt.edu

2. Humboldt County Single-Use Bag Ban

The Humboldt Waste Management Authority's member agencies are one step closer to being able to weigh in on an ordinance that would ban single-use plastic and paper bags.

The joint powers authority board of directors last week reviewed and accepted the model ordinance and discussed ways to satisfy requirements set down by the California Environmental Quality Act, according to HWMA Programs Manager Brent Whitener.

3. Surprise!

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