The County Misleads Public And PC On Critical Aquifer Recharge Areas / Facebook post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

critical aquifer

Yesterday at 2:48am  February 22, 2016  Wendy Harris

The County Misleads Public And PC On Critical Aquifer Recharge Areas
(and may impact in stream flows that have implications for the Nooksack)

The planning department asserts that it is having the PC review the “easy” stuff on Thursday, which is rather misleading. Continue reading

The Critical Areas Ordinance Horse and Pony Show? / Facebook post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

cao cac

14 hrs  February  14, 2016  Wendy Harris

The CAO Horse and Pony Show?

Oh yeah, one more thing… I think the entire process is starting to look like a horse and pony show. I put almost 2 years of work into this project under challenging conditions and how many of my suggestions and recommendations are reflected in the final work product? 0 (zero). Continue reading

The Science Is Clear. Manure Contaminates Drinking Wells. / Facebook post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

Nitrogen Dynamics
6 hrs  February 1, 2016  Wendy Harris

While the farmers continue to deny any responsibility for the dangerous nitrate contamination in county ground water and drinking wells, more studies continue to document the connection between manure management and ground water quality, explain how and why this occurs and offer solutions that could reduce the amount of nitrogen loading. Continue reading

Beating down needed environmental regulations / Facebook post, Whatcom Hawk, Sj Robson

ecology manureYesterday at 9:06pm  December 8, 2015  Sandy Robson

While many in Whatcom have been busy fighting against crude oil by rail transport, proposed coal terminals, and SSA Marine’s recent $100,000 funded election scheme attempt to change the way we vote, public relations pro Gerald Baron has been getting paid by local farmers to beat down needed environmental regulations. Continue reading