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Local Lawmakers Hope to Revive Phillips 66 Joint Venture for the Green Apple-Renewable Diesel Project

In Cherry Point Industrial Area, Local Government, News, Whatcom County Council by CTNW News

How long should it take to determine the environmental
impacts of environmentally-friendly renewable energy projects?
The sudden cancellation of the Green Apple Project left Whatcom County leaders and legislators surprised and disappointed but determined to somehow bring the project stakeholders back to the table.

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Whatcom County Council passes new boating rules for Lake Samish after residents reach compromise

In News, Whatcom County Council by CTNW News

Boaters on Lake Samish get a little more room after the Whatcom County Council approved new boating rules on Jan. 28, 2020. The new rules are the result of a compromise reached by a majority of Lake Samish residents, and a reaction to the boating restrictions put in place last June. The new rules mean that recreational boaters can once …

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Whatcom County Council Receives Warning Letter from Legal Representative for British Petroleum of Cherry Point

In Cherry Point Industrial Area, Local Government, News, Whatcom County Council by CTNW News

Letter to the Whatcom County Council concerning the “Interim Moratorium” from Brian Israel of Arnold & Porter: At its meeting on December 3, 2019, the Whatcom County Council voted to enact an eighth extension of the “Moratorium on the Acceptance and Processing of Applications and Permits in the Cherry Point Urban Growth Area the Primary Purpose of Which Would B …

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Port Commission discusses adding more commissioners

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Commissioners of the Port of Bellingham discussed the possibility of increasing the number of Port commissioners from three to five at their public meeting on Nov. 5, 2019. The public meeting began at 4:30 pm. The three current Port commissioners — Board President Ken Bell, Vice President Bobby Briscoe and Secretary Michael Shepard — were all present. During the public …