Hope this letter I sent tonight might motivate others to also write County Executive Louws and Sam Ryan, Director of County PDS, requesting the County terminate the EIS for the Gateway Pacific Terminal– Continue reading
July 30, 2016 Sandy Robson
Anyone wondering what is going on with SSA Marine/Pacific International Holdings/Pacific International Terminals’ suspension of the EIS for Gateway Pacific Terminal? Continue reading
July 19, 2016 Carl Weimer
As you probably know for the last six months the County Council has spent the majority of our time reviewing and amending the County’s Comprehensive Plan. Before that the Planning Commission spent a few months doing the same. Continue reading
SSA Marine’s Sr. VP Bob Watters, was allowed to give public testimony at the July 12, 2016 County Council Special Committee of the Whole (SCOTW) meeting during the public comment session. Continue reading
Lummi tribal members reef net fishing. One of two photos included with Lummi Press Release.
Lummi Nation praises Wash. Department of Natural Resources’ decision to uphold treaty rights and deny lease Continue reading
‘WE DRAW THE LINE’: In a perfect storm of colliding media fronts, the story of the year was eclipsed by the story of the decade in a way that can perhaps only be understood as it unfolds in the story of the (new) century. Continue reading
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
If only our own port commissioners cared about Cherry Point herring as much as the new port commissioner in Seattle. Thanks, Fred. Continue reading
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
April marks the start of the 2nd quarter, so that means more Gateway Pacific coal terminal money received by Congressman Ryan Zinke’s election campaign. Continue reading