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Proposed Whatcom gravel mine raises environmental, safety concerns

'I don’t want to subject my kid to diesel fumes and living in an industrial wasteland'

Mark Porter worries about the future of his well water quality if a proposed rock quarry is built uphill from his property.
Mark Porter worries about the future of his well water quality if a proposed rock quarry is built uphill from his property. (Andy Bronson/Cascadia Daily News)
By Julia Lerner Staff Reporter
Just off a dirt road on a late March afternoon, the sun was streaming through the trees and birds we
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