2nd new ferry on San Juans route in 2015
Lynn Peterson, Washington's Secretary of Transportation broke a bottle to christen the M/V Tokitae, the new 144-car ferry before a crowd of more than 200 people Thursday, March 20 at Vigor Industrial's shipyard in Seattle.
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The new owners of the former Mar Vista resort on San Juan Island have submitted a permit to construct a 271-foot long joint-use community dock for six single-family residences for the moorage of six boats ranging between 20- and 30-feet in length.
The third edition of a report released May 28 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Climate Change Indicators in the United States, pulls together observed data on key measures of our environment, including U.S. and global temperature and precipitation, ocean heat and ocean acidity, sea level, length of growing season, and many others. With 30 indicators that include over 80 maps and graphs showing long-term trends, the report demonstrates that climate change is already affecting our environment and our society.