Port of Bellingham Reopens Little Squalicum Beach Park

Port of Bellingham Reopens Little Squalicum Beach Park

After a significant beach improvement project, Little Squalicum Beach Park has been reopened, the Port of Bellingham announced Oct. 27. The work encompassed removing from the shoreline about 7,000 tons of industrial fill, wood waste and concrete and planting more than 400 native plants and trees. The beach park at 2929 Roeder Ave. is part of “a high-priority habitat restoration area” identified by the Bellingham Bay Demonstration Pilot, which brings together 14 federal, state, local and tribal agencies on efforts “to restore habitat, clean-up historic contamination, control pollution sources and revitalize under-utilized waterfront properties.”  One effort involves re-establishing lost habitat…
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Clean Energy Factory to Open at Port of Bellingham

Clean Energy Factory to Open at Port of Bellingham

Corvus Energy, a supplier of marine-related battery energy storage systems, is expanding its U.S. operations and opening a new factory at the Port of Bellingham, port officials revealed in late May. The announcement was more than three years in the making. It began with a partnership with Corvus Energy and the port and several delegations to Norway to reach out to government officials and organizations. Among the delegates was Don Goldberg, the director of the port’s Economic Development Division who was instrumental in recruiting Corvus to Whatcom County. "Support from the Port of Bellingham in identifying a location was outstanding,…
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