December 6, 2018 Dena Jensen
Remember the discussion a few months back (I have one post on my blog from around May where this was discussed in a County Council committee meeting, and I think there have been others since) when there was a lot of pressure, especially from County Council Member Tyler Byrd, to let Cherry Point Industries give additional input over and above all the comments and letters they have presented to Council over the last couple years? Continue reading
February 1, 2018 Edgar Franks
In the thick of Donald Trump’s first year as President, the U.S. labor movement scored an improbable victory.
The workers are mostly indigenous Mixtec and Triqui immigrants from Mexico, living in predominantly white, conservative rural counties famous as historic breeding grounds for the Ku Klux Klan. Continue reading
January 5, 2018 Sandy Robson
This is a follow-up to my December 21, 2017, FB post about Senator Doug Ericksen’s potential new employment with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in its Region 10 office, in Seattle.
JUNE 29, 2015 Nick Belcaster
Western students will be able to explore the idea of social justice in environmental issues next year with a new minor program created by Huxley College of the Environment.
The new environmental justice minor is slated to be offered starting winter quarter 2016, and will attempt to enlighten students as to how different social groups are affected by any environmental problem, said Tim O’Melia, a junior at Western. Continue reading