The Planet, Winter 2013, The Policy Issue
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Western Washington University. Associated Students; Huxley College of the Environment; Huxley College of Environmental Studies
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Dr. Rebekah Green
Western Washington University
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Managing Editor: Brenna Greely; Editors: Preston VanSanden, Nick Thomas; Science Editor: Tanner Humphries; Multimedia Editor: Taylor Russell; Lead Designer: Becca Taylor; Designers: Al Gandy, Ruth Ganzhorn; Web Designer: Andrea Frye; Writers: Brianne Aoki, Chelsea Staehler, Christopher Zemp, Freya Fradenburgh, Kenneth Clarkson, Kira Taylor, Lauren Foote, Rachel Lee; Multimedia Writer: Sarah Mikkelborg; Photographers: Elliot Reid, Peter McGrath, Robin Jones, Tim Seguin
Table of Contents
Oil Addiction by Christopher Zemp
A controversial form of extracting oil from tar sands in Alberta, Canada could provide the U.S. with new jobs and a closer source of oil if the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline is constructed.
Dazed and Confused by Kenneth Clarkson
Combating Climate Change by Rachel Lee
It Takes a Village by Brianne Aoki
Coal Controversy by Kira Taylor
One of the five proposed locations for a U.S. to China coal-shipping terminal is at Cherry Point in Bellingham, Wash. Although this proposed site might not require much alteration to the landscape, it still has many social and environmental drawbacks.
Powering Washington by Chelsea Staehler
Fracking Point by Lauren Foote
Musseling In by Freya Fradenburgh
Zebra and quagga mussels have damaged lake ecosystems and clogged pipes across the U.S. Washington authorities are looking at ways to prevent these species from entering the state or invading Bellingham’s Lake Whatcom.
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