Thursday, May 21, 2009

Rally for Change TODAY

The EPA will hear testimony on proposed climate change ruling today in Seattle. 180 are signed up to testify including Governor Gregoire. Thousands more, including myself, are gathering outside for a lunch time rally. Don't miss it.

Support action on climate change:
12PM, May 21st
Pier 66, 2211 Alaskan Way, Seattle

Seattle's day to tell EPA how to fix climate

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

President’s budget makes Doppler Radar a priority

President Obama’s budget includes $7 million for a Doppler weather radar system for Washington’s coast. “Despite having the worst non-tropical storms in the nation, Washington State has the worst weather radar coverage of any U.S. coastline,” said Senator Maria Cantwell who has championed this issue. Cantwell will be working hard in DC to ensure that the funds for the Doppler are appropriated.

A new Doppler system will expand coverage to be able to detect storms 165 kilometers off the coast. This service will be vital for marine recreational users and many of our northwest marine industries, including shipping and fishing. In addition, Doppler will help to prevent oil spills caused by weather related accidents.