Olympia Port Commissioner Sue Gunn was right and Commissioners George Barner and Bill McGregor were wrong when they voted to seek bids for a new port warehouse designed to store ceramic proppants. We the taxpayers do not want to pay for a new warehouse for the port. We the taxpayers are tried of paying to run the Port of Olympia.
Also, Gunn voted no because she understands the contradiction between acting as a well-informed representative of the public interest, and actively supporting fracking (which will destroy the environment by climate change). Why would we want our port to be in the business of promoting fracking, and its climate-change issues, which will result in the demise of our state and local infrastructure, along with the environment from melting polar ice packs and the result of flooding from the sea?
We argue that the port shouldn’t traffic in fracking parts because we wouldn’t want fracking to occur here.