The greatest abuses by the administrative staff in revising the CAO were saved for the sacred cow. Literally.
Tag Archives: Nitrate Contamination
How The Staff Rigged the County CARA Provisions / Facebook post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris
On 8-5-15, the citizen advisory committee for the CAO reviewed the CARA (critical area aquifer recharge area) provisions. There is an audio recording. It starts at minute 30 and is concluded in minute 33.30. Three and a half minutes in total to discuss the CARA section.. one of 5 types of CARAs in the CAO. Continue reading
Barely a mention about Ag being connected to any enviromental problems / Facebook post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris
February 29, 2016 Wendy Harris
Time to start calling people and organizations out for sustaining the status quo while pretending to do just the opposite. And we can feel the fall-out locally. Continue reading
The County Misleads Public And PC On Critical Aquifer Recharge Areas / Facebook post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris
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 Science Is Clear. Manure Contaminates Drinking Wells. / Facebook post, Whatcom Hawk, 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
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