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The current WS Ferries Long range plan for deploying electric ferries puts the San Juan routes last on the list. Why lose decades in our efforts to protect this critical area of the Salish Sea – and all of the species who depend on it? OPALCO is calling for WSF to prioritize getting the new, cleaner, quieter and super-efficient electric ferries to the San Juan Islands route FIRST.

Read our editorial – HERE.

Read the complete letter sent by OPALCO to WSDOT Ferries – HERE.


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