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  • Whatcom Water Week events RE Sources is hosting three events as part of Whatcom Water Week, September 16-23, 2017. Get the full schedule: whatcomwaterweeks.org.International Coastal Cleanup DaySaturday, September 16th10 ...
    Posted by Virginia Cleaveland
  • Citizen scientists wrap up summer of intertidal surveys at Fidalgo Bay, Cherry Point By Hannah van Amen, Communications and Public Relations InternPhoto via Skagit Valley HeraldThis July, a dozen RE Sources staff members and volunteers headed to the Fidalgo Bay Aquatic ...
    Posted Aug 8, 2017, 3:09 PM by Virginia Cleaveland
  • Washington State Legislature funds grants for community education on toxic cleanups, but rest of environmental priorities a mixed bag By Karlee Deatherage, Policy Analyst, Clean Water ProgramFrom funding for toxic cleanups to oil transportation safety and sound policies on water availability, the environmental community had huge goals for ...
    Posted Jul 13, 2017, 4:22 PM by Virginia Cleaveland
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Clean Energy Blog

  • Washington State Legislature passes Solar Bill, protecting homeowner incentives and local solar jobs By Bonnie Frye Hemphill Legislative Liaison, Solar Installers of WashingtonYou did it. Thanks to your hard work, the Legislature has passed the solar bill. The bill earned bipartisan support ...
    Posted Jul 7, 2017, 10:26 AM by RE Sources for Sustainable Communities
  • 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
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Sustainable Schools Blog

  • 21st Century Kids Take On a 21st Century Problem: Non-Point Source Pollution by Andrea Reiter, Education Specialist, Sustainable Schools Program Do you know what non-point source pollution is? How about the effects of non-point source pollution has on water quality ...
    Posted Aug 3, 2017, 12:49 PM by Hannah Coughlin
  • Blaine High School students study their local watershed, tour salmon stream as part of Young Water Stewards The Sustainable Schools and Clean Water programs at RE Sources for Sustainable Communities joined forces in 2016 to launch Young Water Stewards for high school students in rural Whatcom County ...
    Posted Jul 12, 2017, 11:11 AM by RE Sources for Sustainable Communities
  • 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
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