Washington (and Whatcom County) leads nation in gas prices — here’s why and take our survey
While enjoying the beauty of Whatcom County, you have likely noticed a sharp increase in fuel prices. We want to share our recent op-ed written by Future 42 Whatcom County Project’s leader Simon Sefzik in the Cascadia Daily News that explains the main cause of this increase: Washington State’s new cap-and-trade program.
This functions as a tax on fuel suppliers that gets passed on to you and me at the pump.
to learn about this unfortunate tax and how your local elected officials voted on this bill.