ABC Recycling has promised to follow Washington’s strict environmental regulations on their metal shredding operation and to be a good neighbor, but one local organization, Save the Waterfront, said the Canadian-based company has already lost the trust of Bellingham locals.
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The pier at Little Squalicum Park will undergo renovations in 2024 that will make it safe for public access, with additional improvements to protect water quality and sea life planned for a later date.
After discovering many stewards did not have completed background checks, Bellingham Parks and Recreation Director Nicole Oliver shut down Bellingham’s Park Stewardship program on Oct. 18, 2023.
The Bellingham City Council is understaffed and reluctant to change, said the council’s soon-to-be former at-large representative, Kristina Michele Martens. Between candidates Russ Whidbee and Jace Cotton, Martens said Cotton was most likely to fix these issues.
The associate director of the Sustainability Engagement Institute at Western Washington University wants students from all majors to consider the “tight-knit” and “transformative” experience that the Climate Leadership Certificate program provides.