What Do Coal Port Interests’ Clear Choices Mean? / Coal Stop, Sandy Robson

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10/23/2015 Facebook comment by Clear Ballot Choices (Pacific International Terminals LLC) Campaign Manager and Committee Chair Ron Reimer after the date the PAC registered with the PDC.

October 26, 2015  Sandy Robson

News broke this past weekend in Whatcom County about a last minute coal terminal-funded PAC, formed by Gateway Pacific Terminal (GPT) applicant Pacific International Terminals LLC, to support Charter Review Commission-generated Props 1, 2, and 3, and to oppose citizen-proposed Prop 9, placed on the November election ballot, via ordinance, by the Whatcom County Council. The PAC is named Clear Ballot Choices (Pacific International Terminals, LLC). Continue reading

Everything old is new again: Native American rights and the Gateway Pacific Terminal / Noisy Waters Northwest

WWCD WWSeptember 16, 2015  Dena Jensen

In a January 2014 article printed in the monthly Whatcom Watch publication, author Sandra Robson suggested, “Let’s pretend we are big corporations like SSA/PIT and BNSF, who desperately want this coal terminal [Gateway Pacific Terminal or GPT] to be permitted and built,” and asked, “…what could our pretend corporations do about the roadblock that the Lummi Nation presents to the proposed GPT ?” Continue reading

Mayor Gary Jensen’s Coal-Fired Pants / Coal Stop, Sandy Robson

by Sandy Robson
mayors pants 2After reading their 2015 Whatcom County Voters’ Pamphlet, some voters could wonder if Port of Bellingham Commissioner candidate Gary Jensen’s pants are on fire. Current Ferndale Mayor Gary Jensen’s candidate statement in the “Whatcom County Official Local Voters’ Pamphlet” seems to be an odd manifesto which contradicts the mayor’s actions. Continue reading

Gary Jensen: “”Now there is a chance for one more good neighbor at Cherry Point.” / Facebook post, Sj Robson

11050812_1030139940353255_6140940680949314546_n5 hrs Juy 17, 2015  Sandy Robson

“Now there is a chance for one more good neighbor at Cherry Point. . .We all need to stand up and say we know good jobs and high environmental standards ARE compatible.”
–Ferndale Mayor Gary Jensen in a November 2012 radio ad for the November 29, 2012 Gateway Pacific Terminal EIS scoping hearing Continue reading