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Central Neighborhood Council: No methanol facility

Tacoma’s Central Neighborhood Council issued a statement regarding the proposed methanol refinery for the Tacoma tideflats to the Port of Tacoma commissioners. Here’s what they had to say: Click here to download your PDF copy of the statement.

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Phone Bank to Pack the Port Meeting!

Join Sierra Club and RedLine Tacoma for a phone bank! We’ll be calling “friendlies” to remind them how important it is that they “show up, speak up and wear red” at the Port meeting on April 25th. We’ll provide a script—it’s easy and fun! Bring your phone, have some snacks and talk with your Tacoma neighbors. RSVP for the phone bank here.   Tuesday, April 19 & Friday, April 22 5:30-8:30 p.m. 815 S 28th, Suite B, Tacoma (Terra Organics)

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NEW LOCATION—4/25 Port Meeting

The special meeting regarding the Northwest Innovation Works lease has been moved: McGavick Conference Center, 4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Building 23, Lakewood, WA 98499 The time remains at 12 PM.

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How do you rock your red sweater?

There’s been a lot of talk about red sweaters in Tacoma lately. Have you posted a photo of your favorite red sweater yet? Upload it and use the hashtags: #redsweater253 and #nomethanol253 And if you need to catch up on the red sweater conversation, here are a couple of links to recent stories from The News Tribune to get you started: Fashion statement or political message? Tacoma councilman’s sweater joins methanol debate The Nose: Scarlet Sweater— it sounds like a

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Send your UTC LNG email today!

Below is a sample letter to send to the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC). You’re also of course welcome to adapt it or to write your own letter if you prefer, but a strong show of public concern *now* is more important than individually tailored letters. Keep in mind that all letters sent to the UTC are considered public comment and are posted online as public records. Email your letter to: comments@utc.wa.gov If you prefer not to send an email you may choose

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Surviving the Really Big One

Click through this 2-page PDF to learn more about these information-only presentations sponsored by the Pierce County Department of Emergency Management and the Aging and Disability Resource Center:   Looking at How “The Big One” Will Impact Pierce County The sky may not be falling but the earth may be shaking. By many estimates Pierce County is likely to experience a major earthquake in the near future. That historic event – a possible 9.0 quake, could be tomorrow or 100 years

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Wilma Subra Video — University of Puget Sound

Did you miss the Wilma Subra presentations at St. Matthew Episcopal Church and University of Puget Sound? Did you attend and think to yourself, “I really need to see that again,” as you were leaving the venue? Here’s your chance for a repeat performance. This is Wilma Subra’s presentation from Feb. 25, 2016, at the University of Puget Sound:   Environmental and Human Health Impacts of Methanol Plants from University of Puget Sound on Vimeo. Environmental chemist Wilma Subra presents at

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Normandy Park, WA — Tacoma Methanol Plant Opposition, Resolution 900

The City of Normandy Park, Wash., held a “City Council Special Meeting” to allow public comment on the methanol refinery proposed for Tacoma. Their resolution opposing the refinery appears below. Thank you, Normandy Park for weighing in on this important issue that affects lives and communities far beyond Tacoma, the state of Washington, and the United States.  

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