Original Wild Olympics Opposition

We are proud to present to you some of the letters that WERE sent in opposition of the ORIGINAL Wild Olympics CAMPAIGN.

Please feel free to read through some of these letters to see what your community members have to say.

Aberdeen Daily World - Jan. 6, 2012: by Angelo Bruscas State lawmakers in the 19th & 24th legislative districts all oppose the Wild Olympics plan - a couple with some reservations.

City of Aberdeen: Resolution No. 2011-09 - May 25, 2011: The City of Aberdeen opposes the Wild Olympics Campaign.

City of Cosmopolis: Resolution No. 2012-05 - June 13, 2012: Now therefore be it resolved the City Council of the City of Cosmopolis, Washington go on record opposing the Wild Olympics Campaign and any legislation which would make into law anything resembling the Wild Olympics Campaign and be it ...

Grays Harbor County Commissioners - January 30, 2012: Grays Harbor County Commissioners see the Wild Olympics proposal as one that threatens jobs on the Olympic Peninsula. This is not consistent with Grays Harbor County's mission of Economic Development.

Clallam County Economic Development Council Letter to Sen. Murray - Dec. 2, 2011: . Clallam County Economic Development Council Board must oppose any aspect of the Wild Olympics Campaign proposal that woudl result in a negative impact to our communities. Further, Clallam EDC resolves to concisely and consistently communicate that it cannot support any initiative that represents a potentially negative impact on the County's family wage jobs.

EDC - Jan. 30, 2012: Clallam County Economic Development Council Board must oppose any aspect of the Wild Olympic Campaign proposal that would result in a negative economic impact to our communities. Further, Clallam EDC resolves to concisely and consistently communice that it cannot support any initiative that represents a potentially negative impact on the County's family wage jobs.

Green Crow - March 26, 2010: As to Green Crow's property being purchased and added to the Olympic National Park or expanding the Park boundary to include Green Crow lands - WE ARE CATEGORICALLY OPPOSED TO THIS IDEA! You might ask why?

Wild Olympics Campaign Is A Job Killer - May 31, 2011: The Wild Olympics Campaign (WOC) is proposing the largest expansion of wilderness areas and national park boundaries on the Olympic Peninsula in nearly 30 years. (Nevermind that there are currently over 1.1 million acres of designated wilderness on the Olympic Peninsula). Plus, they plan to designate portion of virtually every river emanating from the Olympic mountains as "wild and scenic", a restrictive federal overlay that its proponents claim is needed to prevent hydro-power dams from being constructed in the park. How realistic is that in the face of the $300 million Elwha dam removal project?

Port of Port Angeles Commissioners Resolution 2010-997 - June 14, 2010: Now Therefore be it resolved that the Port Commission of the Port of Port Angeles opposes the Wild Olympics Campaign as it is currently proposed; and, Be it further resolved that it views any reduction of access to the natural resources that impact the economic vitality of the Port district and the Olympic Peninsula as a result of the Wild Olympics Campaign is not in the best interests of the Port and the public it serves.