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Whatcom County Extends Moratorium on Crude Oil Exports
Whatcom County Extends Moratorium on Crude Oil Exports
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — The Whatcom County Council has extended for six months a moratorium on shipments of unrefined fossil fuels out of the Cherry Point area. The county voted 6 to 1 Monday night to temporarily prohibit new permit applications for facilities that ship crude oil and other unrefined fossil fuels that aren't processed or consumed in the area...
Whatcom County Extends Ban on Unrefined Fossil Fuel Shipping
Whatcom County Extends Ban on Unrefined Fossil Fuel Shipping
BELLINGHAM (AP) — The Whatcom County Council has extended its ban on new permit applications for projects that ship crude oil and other unrefined fossil fuels out of Cherry Point. The Bellingham Herald reports that the six-month extension was approved Tuesday and prevents shipments or exports of fuels that aren't processed in that industrial area...