Have a look at a recent article in the Bellingham Herald. https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/local/article279259169.html
To be sure, we love our local companies, and want them to succeed. Cowden Gravel & Ready Mix was sold to LafargeHolcim. A multinational conglomerate that has the distinction of being the first company to being found guilty of providing material support and monetary support to ISIS and ANF.
The Department of JusticePress Release Link to the original document from the Department of Justice here.
We would like to thank the Central Samish Valley Neighbors group for sharing their presentation on how surface mining can affect a neighborhood.
Here is a link to the article on Whatcom news.