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  • Learning from voters: RE Sources Takes to the Streets with Whatcom Votes! 2017 by Krista Rome, Clean Water OrganizerOne of the most important things I learned this past election is this: the best way to truly learn from (and about) the general ...
    Posted Dec 6, 2017, 3:39 PM by Simon Bakke
  • This is Worth Protecting. Happy 45th Anniversary to our Nation's Clean Water Act. There are few things more fundamental to our health and well-being than clean water.October 18 marked the 45th anniversary of the Clean Water Act. This landmark law was ...
    Posted Nov 3, 2017, 1:30 PM by Hannah Coughlin
  • The Central Waterfront in the midst of a cleanup process by Lee First, North Sound BaykeeperThe Central Waterfront Cleanup Site (site) is a 51-acre property that’s in the middle of a cleanup process. The site is being ...
    Posted Oct 11, 2017, 2:11 PM by Hannah Coughlin
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Clean Energy Blog

  • Take action: Tell the County Council to extend the moratorium on new unrefined fossil fuel permits By Eddy Ury, Clean Energy Program ManagerWhatcom County continues to face proposals to export fracked gas and tar sands via pipelines through our farmland and rivers and across the ...
    Posted Sep 13, 2017, 4:09 PM by Eddy Ury
  • 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
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Sustainable Schools Blog

  • Sustainable Schools: clean water education in Whatcom County Stormwater runoff is Washington’s biggest source of pollution.  Stormwater can contain bacteria, trash, oil, toxic chemicals, viruses, dirt, and many other pollutants; collectively called non-point source pollution. When ...
    Posted Dec 6, 2017, 2:00 PM by Hannah Coughlin
  • 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
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