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Swinomish Tribe Joins Opposition to Canadian Oil Pipeline

Skagit County, Washington

Skagit Valley Herald staff | Posted: Friday, February 14, 2014 9:00 am

The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community will oppose the proposed Kinder Morgan Transmountain pipeline project, it announced Thursday.

The tribe said it will oppose the project before Canada’s National Energy Board, along with the Tulalip Tribes, Lummi Nation, Suquamish Tribe and the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations in Canada.

“Over the last 100 years, our most sacred site, the Salish Sea, has been deeply impacted by […]

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Tribal & Wash. State Pact Allows Some in Carpenter-Fisher Sub-Basin to Use Water

Skagit Valley Herald, Mount Vernon, Wash.

By Rachel Lerman | Posted: Thursday, November 21, 2013 8:00 am

Seven landowners in the Skagit River’s Carpenter-Fisher sub-basin have reached a settlement with the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community and the state Department of Ecology that will allow them to get water to their properties.

Landowners in the Sun Peak Estates subdivision, located about one mile south of the Skagit County line and east of Interstate 5, will each be able to use 350 […]

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