The council's six-month moratorium on permits for unrefined fossil fuel export projects holds the line against plans to move crude oil and natural gas by train and pipeline through Cherry Point, until a permanent Comprehensive Plan policy can be put into place. What you can do:
In July 2016, the Whatcom County Council proposed amendments to the Comprehensive Plan that would discourage permits for fossil fuel export projects from Cherry Point. In August 2016, the amendments were sent back to the Planning Commission for further review and public input. The Planning Commission needs to hear from the community that you support these amendments. What you can do:
RE Sources operates a campaign office at 2309 Meridian St. in Bellingham. Working together, we can stop dirty, dangerous fossil fuel export projects. We want your help! Drop by, make some phone calls, knock on some doors — anything to help get the word out.
Contact Eddy Ury at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-733-8307 to sign up.
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