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  • Proposed bill would alter important state water laws, threaten our children’s future In March, Republican State Senator Judy Warnick proposed a dangerous bill in the Washington State Legislature that would change state law — laws present to protect existing water rights and ensure ...
    Posted Jun 12, 2017, 2:56 PM by Hannah Coughlin
  • It's time to speak out on a middle-ground solution to our state's water issues This spring, water is on everyone's minds. From planning a garden watering schedule and dreaming of lazy days on the river to worrying about a potential summer drought: Water ...
    Posted Jun 9, 2017, 10:45 AM by Hannah Coughlin
  • Herring returning to spawn at Cherry Point, but local population still in trouble By Lee First, North Sound Baykeeper, RE Sources for Sustainable CommunitiesCherry Point herring (Clupea pallasi) were once the largest and most prolific herring population in Washington state, spawning from ...
    Posted Jun 7, 2017, 12:58 PM by RE Sources for Sustainable Communities
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Clean Energy Blog

  • County Council OKs Comprehensive Plan updates: What's next for Whatcom County? By Eddy Ury, Clean Energy Program ManagerWhatcom County remains a targeted route for export of tar sands, crude oil, fracked gas, propane, and coal overseas. Because of this, urgent ...
    Posted Jun 5, 2017, 2:25 PM by RE Sources for Sustainable Communities
  • Whatcom County Council finalizes Cherry Point amendments to Comprehensive Plan: Join us to speak out in support Why do we need local action?Though the Cherry Point coal terminal has been defeated, Cherry Point is on the map to become an export corridor for crude oil, tar ...
    Posted May 15, 2017, 10:23 AM by Eddy Ury
  • State legislature goes into special session: It's time to push for a vote on solar! Thanks to your continued support, the Solar Jobs Bill (HB 1048 & SB 5499) is making process moving through the legislature.The Solar Jobs Bill has been designated as "necessary to ...
    Posted Apr 26, 2017, 3:04 PM by Virginia Cleaveland
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Sustainable Schools Blog

  • Where does your drinking water come from? By Lindsey GardWould you want to drink groundwater that has been contaminated by dog poop? Me neither. Knowing what can contaminate our water supply, and where our water comes ...
    Posted Jun 5, 2017, 12:34 PM by Hannah Coughlin
  • 11 Ways to be Water Wise – Water Conservation Tips For Your Everyday Life Clean, bountiful water is one of the most important resources around the world. With the current world population reaching towards 7.4 billion people, our rapidly growing use of water ...
    Posted May 30, 2017, 3:40 PM by Hannah Coughlin
  • Earth Day Litter Clean up at Locust Beach RE Sources for Sustainable Communities’ AmeriCorps-Washington Service Corps members and Western Washington University club Students for the Salish Sea (SSS), are hosting an Earth Day beach cleanup at Locust ...
    Posted Apr 10, 2017, 5:05 PM by Hannah Coughlin
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