June 29th Port Commissioner Forum

Environmental Priorities Coalition

A network of over 20 leading environmental groups in Washington that influence policy at the state level.

Hi Emily,

The Shell Polar Pioneer that just departed Terminal 5 is a reminder of the decision making power the Port of Seattle Commission has on Seattle’s working port. In 2015, King County residents will vote on Port of Seattle Commissioner Position No. 5. This local election is crucial in determining Washington’s economic future and our impact on climate change.

Join us on Monday, June 29th for non-partisan candidate forummoderated by KIRO TV’s Graham Johnson to hear directly from the Port of Seattle Commissioner Position No. 5 candidates about how they will address pressing environmental and economic issues facing the Port, including:

  • A Working Waterfront: ensuring the Port of Seattle remains competitive with other west coast ports and creating living wage jobs
  • Environmental Health: focusing on air pollution and the Duwamish River and Superfund cleanup
  • Transparency: in government processes
  • And much more!

Event details:

Date: June 29th, 2015
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm (Doors open at 6:00)
Location: Town Hall Seattle, Great Hall (upstairs), 1119 8th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
Tickets are FREE but limited. Reserve your spot today.

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Local elections, like this Port Commissioner’s race, have a direct impact on Washington State’s economy and job growth, and our environment and climate action. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to hear directly from the candidates on a broad range of issues. Join us on June 29th!



Cathy Lehman
Voter Education and Outreach Director

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