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Council to Call for Third Party Investigation of West Point Disaster

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“In light of questions raised and then unanswered by plant management at recent hearings, we believe it is our duty to get this information from an independent source.”

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King County Councilmembers Jeanne Kohl-Welles, Kathy Lambert, and Rod Dembowski are issuing the following statement regarding the environmental catastrophe occurring at West Point Treatment Plant:

“We will take up emergency action at the King County Council this Monday to appoint an independent, third party consultant to investigate what led to this disaster. In light of questions raised and then unanswered by plant management at recent hearings, we believe it is our duty to get this information from an independent source. This cannot ever happen again.”
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206-477-1000
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206-296-1024
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206-296-0198