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The Thin Green Line Is People: Documenting Pacific Northwest Fossil Fuel Resistance


SSA Marine, Gateway Pacific Terminal, Cherry Point/Ferndale, WA

Status: Defeated!

Sightline Institute Articles and Reports on the Cherry Point Terminal 

Documents on Record







“Gateway Pacific Terminal” Global Energy Monitor

“This Community Puts the Brakes on Oil, Coal and Natural Gas with One Law. Yours Can Too.” Nathan Taft, Grist, August 16 2021

“Army Corps Halts Gateway Pacific Terminal Permitting Process” US Army Corps of Engineers press release, May 9, 2016

“Gateway Pacific Coal Port Rejected- At Last” Michael Riordan, Whatcom Watch, 2016

“Gateway Pacific Terminal at Cherry Point Starts Permit Process” John Stark, The Bellingham Herald, May 18, 2015

“Gateway Pacific Terminal: History, Scoping, and a Discussion of Implications” Terry Wechsler, Whatcom Watch Online, October/November 2012

“Environmental Review Process, Gateway Pacific Terminal and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Custer Spur Proposal,” Presentation, Whatcom County Planning and Development Services and Washington State Department of Ecology, with support from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Governor’s Office of Regulatory Assistance, March 20, 2012