Blog Archive


District-Only Voting is Bad for Voters, Councilors, and Communities

Representative democracy hangs in the balance in Whatcom County.

Event: Washington’s Fight Against Coal & Oil

Learn more about Washington's frontline fossil fuel fight.

Five Things Northwest States Should Know about the Federal Clean Power Plan

Obama puts states on a path to pricing pollution.

How Tesoro’s Petrochem Plans May Threaten Anacortes & the Salish Sea

The real hazards of xylene.

3 Possible Outcomes of Governor Inslee’s Carbon Order

A rulemaking could give Washington a head start on action.

The Thin Green Line Is Stopping Coal and Oil in Their Tracks

Northwest communities have won key battles. Can they win the war?

Beware Whatcom District Voting

Whatcom anti-coal advocates should support the power of the people, not gerrymandering.

Video: Spokane Coal and Oil

Your 101 course on coal exports and oil trains.

Where Do Pollution, Poverty, and Race Come Together?

How can we make sure that when polluters pay, money goes to the Washington communities that need it most?

Dear Mr. Mayor

What I wish you'd said.