• Information from Sept. 20th Public Forum about Oil Trains in Westside Weekly article

    by  • September 2, 2017 • Uncategorized

    Update: Please see the article in Westside Weekly (Ballard News Tribune) about the Oil Train Forum. 

    Please join us for a free public forum at the Sunset Hill Community Association on Wednesday, September 20 at 7:00 pm: “Oil Trains…& More” about the trains carrying highly flammable substances through Seattle, along Shilshole Bay and beyond.  Representatives from the City of Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, King County Emergency Management, and the Sierra Club will address safety, emergency response, and political aspects of oil trains.  There will also be a discussion of other major fossil fuel projects planned in the Pacific Northwest.

    Speakers include Mike O’Brien, City of Seattle Councilmember (District 6), Assistant Chief A.D Vickery from the Seattle Fire Department, Barnaby Dow, External Affairs Manager for King County Emergency Management, and representatives from the Sierra Club.

    The event will be held at the SHCA clubhouse at 3003 NW 66th St., Seattle 98117 and is scheduled for 7:00 – 8:30 pm.