Save Orca Waters from Offshore Drilling!

Dear Safe Shippers,Yesterday we celebrated the good news that Governor Inslee denied the proposed oil export terminal on the Columbia River. We are proud that Safe Shippers were among the hundreds of thousands of voices making that happen.Safe Shippers speak up for the protection of the Salish Sea and all waters of Washington State, knowing that […]

It’s a Happy Day for the Salish Sea!!!

Dear Safe Shippers, It’s a happy day for the Columbia River, the Salish Sea, and all the waters of Washington State! Governor Jay Inslee made the final decision today and it was a “NO!” to the proposed Tesoro Savage oil export terminal on the mighty Columbia.    Since 2013, Safe Shippers have written many comment […]

Ask SJC to Protect Shorelines for Orcas

Since 2012 we have been taking action to protect our Salish Sea, the San Juan Islands, and all the creatures that depend on a healthy marine environment for their/our existence. Beginning 5+ years ago with our fight against — and subsequent vanquishing of — the proposed coal terminal at Cherry Point, Safe Shippers have worked hard to say, “No!” to the threats that […]

Good News Headlines from 2017

DEAR SAFE SHIPPERS: It’s that time of year when we reflect on the past, be thankful for the good, and look forward to the even better.   Here’s something to be grateful for: Good News Headlines from 2017, and the folks who made it all happen. While writing your holiday thank you notes, you might want to […]

Safe Shippers Show Up & Speak Up In Skagit County – November 2, 2017

  In May 2017, Safe Shippers wrote comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for Tesoro (now re-named Andeavor) Anacortes Refinery’s proposal to manufacture and export xylene to Asia.  Xylene (pronounced ZIE-leen) is a highly volatile, hazardous and toxic petrochemical which has never before been manufactured in our region and transported through our waters. […]