By John Stark
Backers of Gateway Pacific Terminal say they have gathered 10,000 petition signatures in support of the coal export facility proposed at Cherry Point.
They plan to deliver those petition signatures to the Whatcom County Executive’s office in the County Courthouse at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27., according to a press release from Northwest Jobs Alliance:.
Here is the press release:
Labor, business and civic leaders will deliver to the Whatcom County Courthouse over 10,000 petition signatures and other messages of support for the Gateway Pacific Terminal project and the expansion of U.S. export capacity.
The delivery will take place at the County Executive’s office on Tuesday, November 27th at 10 am. A statement will be issued at that time addressing the need, as expressed by thousands of citizens, for balanced consideration of all environmental issues, including economic issues and local government services.
End press release