A New Blog from Communitywise Bellingham 

 It has been nearly five years since the Gateway Pacific Terminal proposal came to light, and Whatcom County residents are still waiting for clear details on what jobs the proposed project would actually deliver in Whatcom County. Other coal terminal proposals are much more clear and suggest far fewer jobs. GPT Fact Check will shine a light on the project’s unchecked job claims. We will examine GPT developer SSA Marine’s and its advocacy organization the Alliance for Northwest Jobs & Exports’ PR and job promises, providing readers with the best data available for you to draw your own conclusions about the potential job benefits—or losses—for our community. Our goal is to support a reality-based conversation about the project. […]