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Whatcom County Council to hold public work session on Cherry Point Amendments

In Cherry Point Industrial Area, News, Wake Up Whatcom by CTNW News

The Whatcom County Council will hold a public virtual work session on Oct. 20, 2020, to discuss its latest concerns about the proposed new development rules related to crude oil exports at the Cherry Point Industrial Area. All interested parties are invited to join in. This work session will go over some of the concerns raised by councilmembers Todd Donovan …

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Planning Commission approves proposed new development rules to stop crude oil exports at Cherry Point

In Cherry Point Industrial Area, News by CTNW News

After a year of work the Whatcom County Planning Commission has finished making its changes to the proposed new development rules related to crude oil exports at the Cherry Point Industrial Area. The commission’s final changes are supported by the environmental group RE Sources and Cherry Point industry representatives, and were approved by the commission after an online public hearing …

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Moratorium on unrefined fossil fuel exports at Cherry Point extended yet again

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

For the eighth time, the Whatcom County Council has extended a moratorium on new or expanded crude oil exporting facilities in the Cherry Point Industrial Zone — home to some of the county’s biggest employers. Any new projects that would increase exports of crude oil or other unrefined fossil fuels will not be permitted for another six-months until the council …

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Citizen Journalism: CTNW Port of Bellingham Meeting May 21, 2019

In Cherry Point Industrial Area, Local Government, News by CTNW News

Developing an International Business Park at Cherry Point was one of the main points of interest at the Port of Bellingham Commission regular meeting on May 21, 2019. The public meeting began at 4:30 pm. Board President Ken Bell, Vice President Bobby Briscoe and Secretary Michael Shepard were all present. Link to May 21, 2019Port of Bellingham meeting agenda Video …