Potential Derailment Risk At Clayton Beach / Facebook post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

whatcom hawk23 hrs  November 18, 2015  Wendy Harris

Elizabeth Britt of the underappreciated Latte Republic blog (“Exploring Contemporary Events, Government Accountability, Politics and Third Places in the Space Needle State” http://whatcomforum.blogspot.com/) sent a letter to DOE advising of “a section of beach near Clayton Beach, south of Larrabee State Park, in Skagit County, that is eroding away, due to wave and storm action. Continue reading

Deadly Crossing – Neglected bridges and exploding oil trains/ Cascadia Weekly, Lee First, Alex Ramel

cascadia weekly coverWednesday, November 11, 2015  Lee First, Alex Ramel

A survey of 250 oil train bridges across America found that almost half showed signs of considerable deterioration, including missing or crumbling concrete, partially washed-away footings, rotted pilings and badly corroded steel beams, according to a report released this week.[…] Continue reading