County Elections

  December 2015

Whatcom County Hands Coal a Sack of No

Big Coal’s Gerrymandering Scheme Mostly Thwarted Election results are in for Whatcom County, Washington, where a proposal for a giant coal export terminal puts communities on the front lines of the fight against dirty energy. Thanks to a flood of … Continue reading

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  October-November 2015

The Thin Green Line Is Stopping Coal and Oil in Their Tracks

Northwest Communities Have Won Key Battles Can They Win the War? “Everybody outside the Northwest thinks that’s where energy projects go to die.” 1 That’s the reputation our region has earned as an increasing number of proposed coal and oil export … Continue reading

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  October-November 2015

No More Pipelines: At the Unist’ot’en Camp

Part 16 This is the sixteenth in a continuing series of articles that began with the January, 2014 issue of Whatcom Watch. The series addresses the impediments to democracy and well-being in American society – as well as ways like … Continue reading

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