The Amtrak train derailment on Dec. 18 was no accident! The City of Lakewood sued the Washington State Department of Transportation, concerned that the proposed rail modifications were not safe. And yet the big money won again, taking millions of taxpayers’ dollars and proceeding with the project. The corrupt officials who rejected the safety warnings need to be arrested and tried for murder.
This unfortunate event should serve as a wakeup call to the City of Tacoma and Port officials. They are being warned repeatedly by concerned citizens that the proposed LNG facility is not safe. The casualties potentially resulting from the accidents of transporting, handling and storing that much natural gas in an earthquake and flood prone area within a mile of human habitations and businesses can be in the hundreds if not thousands. They must stop the construction immediately.