Blog Archive


Propane Terminal Added to Refinery Proposal in Longview

Pouring fuel on the fire, a rail-to-ship facility has potential for large-scale disaster.

The Seattle Times’ Four Critiques of Honest Elections Seattle…

...are riddled with errors and misunderstandings.

Event: The Thin Green Line in Tacoma

Standing up to oil trains in the City of Destiny.

The Impacts of a Grays Harbor Oil Spill, in 13 Slides

How Big Oil jeopardizes Washington coastal tourism and the Quinault Nation.

Washington State Has Forgotten Its Own BP Oil Spill

Remembering when the Nestucca disaster left our shores “to cleanse themselves.”

New Divestment Campaign Targets the Gates Foundation

The Fossil Free movement asks the world’s biggest charity to put its money where its heart is.

What Oil Trains Threaten in Grays Harbor

Crude-by-rail terminals could mean steep costs to the local ecology.

Proportional Representation is Better than Winner-Take-All Voting

What Whatcom can teach us about representative democracy.

Countywide Voting Is Better than District-Only Voting

What Whatcom can teach us about representative democracy.

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

Representative democracy hangs in the balance in Whatcom County.