State Senator Doug Ericksen recently came under fire in the Seattle Times for his possible abuse of surplus campaign funds to pay for expenses unrelated to official Washington state business [...]
The smelly cloud of sulfurous fumes that wafted over Bellingham Saturday evening, June 3, was apparently not that unusual an occurrence. It happened due to an overpressure on the Italian oil [...]
Michael Riordan guest writes. He lives on Orcas Island and covers energy and environmental issues.
As recently reported, State Senators Don Benton and Doug Ericksen have headed to Washington, DC, [...]
"One of those conservative Republicans, Robert Gates, who served as Secretary of Defense under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama — and who is a part-time Orcas Islander, too &[...]
"What you experienced was almost certainly emissions from the BP refinery, not a burping tanker. I am writing a follow-on article for the July issue of Whatcom Watch that delves [...]
Burping Tankers Spread Sulfurous Fumes
"I don’t know much about Whatcom County politics, but I do recognize sloppy reasoning when I see it. The “arguments” being put forth by Kathy Kershner and Sam [...]