Whatcom Creek Pipeline Explosion: Decade of Healing records, 2000-2009

Overview of the Collection

Title
Whatcom Creek Pipeline Explosion: Decade of Healing records
Dates
2000-2009 (inclusive)
Quantity
1 linear ft.
Collection Number
XOE_CPNWS0296decadehealing (collection)
Summary
This collection documents the 2009 "Decade of Healing" commemoration of the June 10, 1999 pipeline explosion on Whatcom Creek in Bellingham, Washington. The collection comprises writings, posters, publications and newsclippings, some of which were included in a community display at the Bellingham City Hall. There are also two City of Bellingham reports: the "Whatcom Creek Restoration Project 2007-2008" report and the " Whatcom Creek: Ten Years After Summary Report" from 2009.
Repository
Western Washington University, Center for Pacific Northwest Studies
Goltz-Murray Archives Building
808 25th St.
Bellingham, WA
98225
Telephone: (360) 650-7534
cpnws@wwu.edu
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

Languages
English

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This collection documents the 2009 "Decade of Healing" commemoration of the June 10, 1999 pipeline explosion on Whatcom Creek in Bellingham, Washington. The collection comprises writings, posters, publications and newsclippings, some of which were included in a community display at the Bellingham City Hall. There are also two City of Bellingham reports: the "Whatcom Creek Restoration Project 2007-2008" report and the " Whatcom Creek: Ten Years After Summary Report" from 2009.

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Preferred Citation

Whatcom Creek Pipeline Explosion: Decade of Healing records, Center for Pacific Northwest Studies, Western Washington University, Bellingham WA 98225-9123.

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Acquisition Information

Donated by Wendy Scherrer in June 2009.

Related Materials

The Remembering Whatcom Creek and SAFE Bellingham collections also contain material related to the 1999 Olympic pipeline explosion in Bellingham (Wash.). Both collections are housed at the Center for Pacific Northwest Studies.

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Subject Terms

  • Explosions--Environmental aspects--Washington (State)--Whatcom Creek Region
  • Gasoline pipelines--Accidents--Washington (State)--Whatcom Creek Region
  • Gasoline pipeline failures--Washington (State)--Whatcom Creek Region

Corporate Names

  • Olympic Pipeline Company--Explosion, 1999

Geographical Names

  • Bellingham (Wash.)--Explosion, 1999

Form or Genre Terms

  • Records (Documents)