Nov 2, 2017

#Anacortes and all of #WA and #BritishColumbia: Immediate action requested. Ask #SkagitCounty to deny Tesoro's refinery expansions

There is a hearing this morning. It is very easy to click where it says on the first line "asking Skagit County" and add your voice to deny the shoreline permit for the fossil foolish expansion project. Thanks to for their good works.

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From: Eddy Ury <>
Date: Wed, Nov 1, 2017 at 2:38 PM
Subject: Public Hearing tomorrow at 9am: refinery export expansion permit

Thank you for taking action by asking Skagit County to deny the shoreline permit for the Tesoro (Andeavor) Anacortes Refinery's export expansion project. 

This is a reminder that the Public Hearing is tomorrow starting at 9am

Thursday, November 2, 2017
         Skagit County Commissioners' Hearing Room
         1800 Continental Place
          Mount Vernon, WA 98273    
Facebook Event  

-Speaker sign up opens at 8:30 a.m.
-Hearing begins at 9 a.m.
-The Hearing Examiner may close the hearing once all in attendance have had an opportunity to testify
-Verbal testimony is limited to three minutes per speaker and speakers will be called up to speak in the order they sign up

Can't attend the hearing and want to submit an additional comment? Paste a comment into this online form: In the field marked "Proposal Name or Permit Number," enter: "Tesoro CPUP Shoreline Permit"

If you are seeking a ride to Mount Vernon, or are planning to drive and will take passengers, reply to this email (preferably before 8pm). 

Attached are the comments submitted today by a coalition of organizations and individuals, requesting that the shoreline substantial development permit be withheld, flaws in the Environmental Impact Statement be corrected, and that a shoreline conditional use permit be required, with restrictions and limits. 

For more info about xylenes, check out this new article from the Sightline Institute. 

Best Regards, 

Eddy Ury
Clean Energy Program Manager
RE Sources for Sustainable Communities