Orca Action Alert – Oct 25 & 29 Deadlines!

Here is an Orca Action Alert from our fellow Safe Shippers and Orca Protectors at Friends of the San Juans.   ************   Two opportunities to speak up for the protection and recovery of the Southern Resident Killer Whales: 1. Washington State Ferries Long Range Plan Commenting Opportunity The Washington State Ferries (WSF) draft 2040 long […]

Survey for the Orca – October 7 Deadline

The Southern Resident orca population needs our help. The Governor’s Orca Recovery Task Force needs our feedback. The task force and working groups for vessel noise, pollution, and food have made their recommendations in this Draft Report and want to hear from us by midnight this coming Sunday, October 7. Our responses are to be in the form of a […]

Message to San Juan County: Healthy Shorelines Feed the Orca

Dear Safe Shippers, Proudly, our San Juan County Council Members recently joined their Canadian counterparts, the Islands Trust Council, in calling on Prime Minister Trudeau to abandon the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion project, once and for all. As Safe Shippers well know, if approved, this project would increase tanker traffic by 700% and could bring […]

Good News! Pipeline Approval Rejected!

Today was a good day for the orcas! Victory came for the Salish Sea and when the Salish Sea wins, everyone wins!   The Federal Court of Appeals of Canada rejected the government’s approval of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline!    The reasons for this decision:   1. The Canadian government failed to consider […]

First we mourn. Then we take action.

Dear Safe Shippers and Orca Protectors,   Our beloved and endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales (SRKWs) suffered another loss this week. The world heard the news of J35’s deceased calf and sent back words of alarm and sympathy to us here in the Salish Sea. We mourn together. Let’s take action together.   In 2005, […]

Safe Shippers Ask Governor Inslee to Stand Strong Against Kinder Morgan

 Kinder Morgan Canada announced that it’s suspending “all non-essential activities and related spending” on the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion, and won’t move forward with the project without “the ability to construct through British Columbia” and “adequate protection” of Kinder Morgan shareholders.* We want them to suspend this pipeline project for good! Let’s stand with our […]