Does Washington SEPA Process Discover Truth?

State Environmental Policy Act (“SEPA”) Helps How? I have always had questions about how a SEPA can protect the environment by its results when the detailed scientific studies, data, and articles are not published first before public input permitted by the SEPA process. Others have questioned the SEPA process also; for example: Where “[P]rocess does […]

Reading: Thinking: Writing: Why I Know?

Microsoft Word 2016 Great Application I must say Microsoft Office.com applications have come a long way and are now quite capable to do things just a fast as one can think without loss of thought focus caused by the word processing package use problems created for users of early versions. Good work Microsoft Corporation. I […]

Tacoma Water: Methanol: Consumption

The methanol facility use Specifically, presented, “7.1 Water Supply The methanol plant will require significant quantities of water to function. Estimated usage amounts identify the facility as requiring about 10.4 million gallons of water per day (enough to supply 26,000 homes, assuming average use of 400 gallons per day). . . .” See, Methanol EIS […]

Tacoma: Port: Tax: Community Weight

It follows, there exist many tax exemption for many reasons that apply to Federal Government, State Government, County Government, City Government, and Public Corporations; all tax exempt because public good gifted back to the people that pay taxes within the State of Washington. See, Tax Exemptions 2000, Public Property, http://dor.wa.gov/Docs/Reports/2000/Tax_Exemptions_2000/proppubl.htm?noframes (last visited Feb 10, 2016). […]

Just some relational thoughts about natural gas

Just playing-around with Venn Diagrams. However what’s missing is Natural gas (methane gas) process burning flares for both Methanol and LNG facility; Things that fly in the sky (birds) near a natural gas (methanol gas) burning flare(s); Truck and road traffic impact; People that are close by to the facilities. However, it’s the relational thought […]

Tacoma: LNG: Methanol: Sour-Gas Supply

To: mailto: Tacoma.methanol.sepa@cityoftacoma.org Sunday, February 7, 2016 EIS Scoping Comments: Tacoma Manufacturing and Marine Export Facility (TMMEF): “Proposed Methanol Plant”: SEPA Lead Agency: City of Tacoma (File No. SEPA2015-40000260025). My comment applies to SEPA and this Environmental impact statement (“EIS”) related to the natural gas supply feeding the Methanol Facility. Given, we are able to […]

Procedural: Wash. Natural Gas Industrialize

A great article that presents events chronology In Tacoma my and other people have a narrow focus about Community issues that potentially affect us with proposed new Port of Tacoma Natural Gas (methane gas) industries: 1) Natural Gas supply piping distribution system; 2) LNG Facility; and 3) the Methanol Facility. All three under consideration for […]

Tacoma: Methanol Facility: Actual Injury

Actual injury, the question is: who pays who and how much? That has caused me to make a comment My Methanol Facility comment submitted to Tacoma EIS is this: To: Tacoma.methanol.sepa@cityoftacoma.org Friday, February 5, 2016 EIS Scoping Comments: Tacoma Manufacturing and Marine Export Facility (TMMEF): “Proposed Methanol Plant”: SEPA Lead Agency: City of Tacoma (File […]

Tacoma: Methanol Facility: Draft EIS Available Now

Tacoma Methanol Facility Environmental Impact Review Draft is available These “Draft” EIS documents are great reading for Tacoma Community knowledge about the proposed Methane-to-methanol facility under Tacoma review process My advise, please read, and if necessary submit your own comments into this Methanol Facility EIS review process. ////