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Clean Water Blog

  • 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
  • A Tour of Padilla Bay Watershed in an EPA process by Lee First, North Sound Baykeeper   The Padilla Bay watershed is comprised of four freshwater sloughs: Joe Leary Slough No Name Slough Little Indian SloughBig Indian SloughThese waterways ...
    Posted Sep 14, 2017, 12:27 PM by RE Sources for Sustainable Communities
  • Whatcom Water Week events with RE Sources for Sustainable Communities 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 Day: Locust BeachSaturday, September ...
    Posted Aug 31, 2017, 3:37 PM by Lee First
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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

  • 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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