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Wilma Subra Slide Presentation – Feb. 25, 2016

Thank you, Wilma Subra Once again RedLine Tacoma is thankful for another fantastic presentation by environmental scientist Wilma Subra. Subra delivered her second Tacoma slide presentation in Tacoma on Feb. 25, at the University of Puget Sound. One of the audience questions summed it up perfectly by asking if Tacoma could “borrow” her and her expertise for the next several months. We also extend a special thank you to the Sierra Club of Pierce County for sponsoring Wilma’s visit to Tacoma and the

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Wilma Subra Slide Presentation – Feb. 23, 2016

    Thank you, Wilma Subra RedLine Tacoma extends a heartfelt thank you to environmental scientist Wilma Subra who delivered the slide presentation above in Tacoma on Feb. 23. We truly appreciate her willingness to share her knowledge on the topic of methanol refineries and look forward to putting our new-found knowledge to work in fighting the proposed methanol refinery in Tacoma. We also extend a special thank you to the Sierra Club of Pierce County for sponsoring Wilma’s visit to

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Take Action at This Week’s Events

Monday 5:15 – 6:15 PM TWO Light Brigades Footbridge near Jennie Reed Elementary at 3728 S Hosmer St. AND Footbridge between Chihuly Glass Museum and Tacoma History Museum Tuesday 8 – 9 PM Wilma Subra presentation St. Matthew Episcopal Church 6800 East Side Dr. NE Click here for for details. Wednesday 10:30 AM Better Together without Methanol 1320 Broadway (outside Hotel Murano) Click here for details.  5 PM Pause for Action Rally and Press Conference 1500 Broadway (outside Tacoma Convention Center)

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Rally: Pause for Action – Feb. 24, 5 p.m.

What can you do to stop the methanol refinery from moving forward now that the scoping process is paused? We’re glad you asked! First, remain engaged, because the refinery project is not dead in the water. Sign up for our email list on the right side of this page. Stay tuned for a lot more information and “No Methanol” events! Then… join us on Wednesday at 5 p.m. for a “Pause for Action” rally in front of the Convention Center.

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Dr. Wilma Subra, scientist and activist, speaks Feb. 23 & Feb. 25

  Wilma Subra will speak about the negative health and environmental impacts of methanol refineries and present information helpful in developing strategies to address the local struggle against the proposed Tacoma methanol refinery. Mrs. Subra holds degrees in microbiology and chemistry from the University of Southwestern Louisiana. She received the MacArthur Fellowship “Genius” Award for helping ordinary citizens understand, cope with and combat environmental issues in their communities and won the 2011 Global Exchange, Human Rights Award for her work

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Video: Federal Way City Council – Emergency Meeting

The Federal Way City Council held an emergency meeting on Thursday, Feb. 11. What was the urgent topic that demanded their immediate attention? The world’s largest methanol refinery proposed for neighboring Tacoma.   Federal Way City Council members spoke at Tacoma’s Feb. 10 scoping meeting, inviting Tacomans to the emergency meeting scheduled for the following evening. Tacomans took them up on the offer. They joined citizens of Federal Way in speaking out against the project during the public comment period. Near

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Video: Valarie Peaphon speaks at the Feb. 10 Scoping Meeting

Valarie Peaphon delivered her comments at the second public scoping meeting at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center on Feb. 10. Thank you to Val and all of the others who spoke that night. Please exercise your right to speak—even if you spoke at previous meetings—at the final public scoping meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at the convention center, 1500 Broadway. Signups begin at 5 p.m., so it’s a great idea to arrive early, as speakers are called in

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“No Methanol” Tabling at Marlene’s Through Wednesday 10/10

  Our “No Methanol Refinery” crowd was out in full force today! Volunteers staffed a table at Marlene’s Market & Deli on S. 38th St. from 11-3. They had plenty of informational flyers, meeting schedules and, yes, the coveted “No Methanol Refinery” buttons, to share with our neighbors. We’ll have volunteers there off and on through Wednesday, so drop by and say hello. Thanks to those who spent part of their weekend promoting awareness of the proposed methanol refinery, and

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