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Moratorium on Major Fossil Fuel Facilities Passes


It was passed by a vote of 6-3


The King County Council has passed legislation placing a six-month moratorium on the establishment of new or the expansion of existing major fossil-fuel facilities in unincorporated King County.

It was passed by a vote of 6-3 with Councilmembers Dave Upthegrove, Jeanne Kohl-Welles, Joe McDermott, Claudia Balducci, Larry Gossett, and Rod Dembowski voting in favor while it was opposed by Councilmembers Reagan Dunn, Kathy Lambert, and Pete von Reichbauer.
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