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Military contamination of America’s drinking water – How bad is it?

March 3, 2017 – At least 664 sites nationwide to be examined by Department of Defense, including sites at Puget Sound. EPA study finds 6 million Americans in 33 states dealing with contaminated drinking water from perfluorinated chemicals. This is … Continue reading

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Navy’s invisible cost to Whidbey communities: $122 million

February 20, 2017 – Island County residents to Navy: Pay your taxes!  Two Island County Commissioners to Coupeville residents: Go pound sand. Let’s start right off by saying this story is a bit bizarre. Imagine owning a lot of land … Continue reading

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To comment on the Navy Growler EIS by Feb 24, read this:

January 31, 2017 – The deadline for comments on the Navy’s Growler Draft EIS (Environmental Impact Statement) is February 24, which is an extension granted thanks to letters from Governor Jay Inslee, Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, and Reps. … Continue reading

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Public objections pour in

UPDATE, January 16, 2017: The Forest Service comment period for the electronic warfare permit is closed and cannot be extended; however, the Navy has extended the comment period on the Growler EIS to February 24, 2017. Thanks to Senators Murray … Continue reading

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For more information from the Forest Service, get out the pry bar

January 3, 2016 – UPDATE: Just received this answer from the Forest Service, on whether there is a character limit on text that can be entered in the comment box on their web site: “The answer from our IT folks … Continue reading

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Get Ready to Rumble: Navy Jet Noise to Dramatically Increase

December 2, 2016 – The public is being hit by an avalanche over the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years holidays. Two major federal actions toward militarizing the Pacific Northwest threaten to affect the lives of those who live not only … Continue reading

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Special report from Standing Rock – how the same abuses of law are causing injustice

November 26, 2016 – Special Report on Standing Rock:  Some members of the West Coast Action Alliance have traveled to Standing Rock. Here is an initial report from November 19, and, Here is an update from today, on recent events. The … Continue reading

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The Navy’s Toxic Legacy, Part 3

November 15, 2016 – What else besides depleted uranium has been and will be dumped by the Navy in Pacific Northwest waters? Find out in this article published today, by Truthout investigative reporter Dahr Jamail. He includes a list of … Continue reading

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Navy Doubles Down on Disturbance, Environmental Destruction

November 7, 2016 – Huge Expansion of Navy Activities Follows Record of Decision. The Navy announced that it will increase training and testing of bombs, torpedoes, explosives, sonar, and secret equipment in our beautiful Northwest waters. Changes include: New biennial training exercises … Continue reading

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The Navy’s Toxic Legacy, Part 2

October 31, 2016 – Investigative reporter Dahr Jamail has written another exposé on the Navy’s use of depleted uranium in Pacific Northwest waters. There are many disturbing revelations, among them: The Navy did not phase out DU in 2008 as it claimed … Continue reading

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