Program features an interview with Travis Williams, Executive Director of Willamette Riverkeeper regarding an Initiative attempt to take the Portland Water Bureau and Bureau of Environmental Services away from the City Council and put it in the hands of a Public Utility District.|
Signatures are currently being gathered for a May 2014 election.
Willamette Riverkeeper, as well as many local environmental organizations, vehemently oppose this effort.
Tune in and find out why!
Travis begins with a synopsis of his organization and the condition of the Willamette River before discussing the opposition to this Initiative. He is eloquent and well informed as to the dynamics of the issue and makes a good case to oppose this measure, which will certainly gather the necessary signatures to be voted on in May 2014.