Effort to Stop Bakken Oil Trains / NorthwestCitizen, John Servais

Large Great Blue Heron colony near March Point is threatened by oil train expansions. Photo with permission of Lance Ekhart Photography.

Sat, Oct 24, 2015, 2:26 pm  John Servais

Some Whatcom County environmental folks want to help our neighbors in Skagit County fight the expansion of rail traffic to the Shell refinery near Anacortes.

Due to early action on the part of Skagit citizens, the huge refinery complex on March Point has been forced into an environmental review of its proposed rail yards.  This is similar to the expansion that was allowed without any EIS at Whatcom County refineries.

On this coming Wednesday evening, Oct 28, at 7:30 p.m. group organizer, Claudia DeWees, will host a meeting and slideshow at the RE Sources community room on the corner of Broadway and Meridian. All are welcome. […]

Read John’s complete post on Northwest Citizen here.

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