Consider actions to protect beach access in Whatcom County / Noisy Waters Northwest

Click the image to access the March 8, 2022 Bellingham Herald article, “After public outcry, Whatcom Council rethinking its closure of this popular beach”

March 10, 2022 Dena Jensen

From The Belingham Herald article, “After public outcry, Whatcom Council rethinking its closure of this popular beach” by Robert Mittendorf:

“Oregon and California give their residents broad freedom to cross private property to reach public tidelands, through the 1967 Oregon Beach Bill and the 1976 California Coastal Act.

“But Washington state‚Äôs 1972 Shoreline Management Act, established by referendum, has much less explicit language.”

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