Until 8/5/2016, County’s GPT webpage could have given public the impression the proposed project was no longer in play / Letter to Whatcom County Executive, Sandy Robson

 

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Screenshot photo of what Whatcom County’s GPT webpage looked like prior to August 5th when the information was finally updated after citizens’ requests

August 28, 2016  Sandy Robson

–If you are opposed to the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal at Cherry Point you might want to check out my latest letter to Whatcom County. First is an excerpt from that letter that should give a very brief summary of what’s happening. My full letter with more details is shown below the excerpt. Continue reading

Kwel Hoy’! Army Corps denies shoreline permit for Cherry Point / Cascadia Weekly, Tim Johnson and Bob Simmons

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016 Tim Johnson and Bob Simmons

The long, long coal train has come to a halt.

Years ago, Lummi Nation declared Kwel Hoy’!, “We Draw the Line,” and vowed the coal trains would not unload at their fishing grounds and sacred burial site, Xwe’chieXen. They called upon the federal government to honor its treaty to protect those heritage assets. […] Continue reading

Puzzle Pieces / Cascadia Weekly, The Gristle, Tim Johnson

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PUZZLE PIECES: Late last week, the sponsor for the Gateway Pacific Terminal project announced they would suspend the environmental review process as they await the separate determination by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of whether the GPT project materially interferes with the tribal treaty fishing rights of Lummi Nation. […] Continue reading

Fuller calls on Coast Guard to ‘stand on the right side of history’ / Northwest Citizen, Guest writer, Rob Lewis

Matt Fuller photographed Feb. 15. Fuller awaits the outcome of his March 17 appeal hearing.

Rob Lewis guest writes this report.

Wed, Mar 23, 2016, 2:37 pm  Guest writer, Rob Lewis

SEATTLE — During his March 17 appeal hearing, Matt Fuller delivered a detailed and unapologetic defense of his 22-hour occupation of the anchor chain on the Arctic Challenger, a drilling-support vessel for Shell Oil Company.

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