Puget Sound pays price for BP’s spending in Olympia

Commentary | May 12, 2010 | By John Burbank | Everett Herald

I have noticed a lot of sympathy here in Washington about the Gulf Coast oil disaster, but, in reality, there is not a lot we can do. What we can do is make sure we're prepared to prevent a similar disaster in Puget Sound and, in the meantime, clean up Puget Sound. But raising the resources to begin a meaningful cleanup process will be difficult, especially with members of our state legislature so cozy with oil companies like BP.

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