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Public power for Whatcom County will have to wait

PUD’s assessment finds that costs are too high

Phillips 66 refinery at Cherry Point is Whatcom Public Utility District's only electricity customer. A study concluded public power would not be financially feasible
Phillips 66 refinery at Cherry Point is Whatcom Public Utility District's only electricity customer. A study concluded public power would not be financially feasible (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Jenelle Baumbach News Intern
Whatcom County Public Utility District No. 1 has dismissed the potential of providing public power,

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