Eastern Plumas Health Care Board Votes Unanimously to Oppose Portola Mine!

Today- March 25th, 2021, the Eastern Plumas Health Care (EPHC) Board of Directors voted unanimously to send a strong letter to Plumas County opposing the Portola Industrial Mine and Asphalt Plant proposed for Portola. The hospital is only about a mile from the mine site and would be severely impacted. Thanks to all those who attended virtually and spoke out. Community support made a difference!  You can thank the board for their strong action by sending an e-mail to jessica.folchi@ephc.org.

April 2, 2021 Update:

EPHC Hospital released this letter to Plumas County today, strongly and unanimously opposing the proposed aggregate mine in Portola.

The board stated in the letter:

“At this time, the physical, mental, and emotional health of our patients, our staff, and our community is under threat by the proposed Hat Creek Project…A significant decrease in property taxes could threaten the viability of our hospital….”

click on the link below for the pdf file of the full letter:

Letter to Plumas County Planning Director

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