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Seattle City Council Urges Gov To Stop Issuing Permits For Oil Trains

KPLU 88.5

March 10, 2014

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Seattle has joined Spokane and Bellingham in passing a resolution to restrict oil shipments by rail until further review.

The Seattle City Council unanimously passed the resolution co-sponsored by council member Mike O’Brien and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray.

File image Credit Matthew Brown / AP Photo

The resolution urges Gov. Jay Inslee and other state regulators to refrain from issuing permits for projects that would increase […]

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