This Thursday, Sightline researcher Tarika Powell will head to Tacoma, Washington, to discuss the recent local fossil fuel fights and how the environmental permitting process can have unjust outcomes for working-class communities and communities of color. University of Puget Sound groups Loggers Live Green and Puget Sound ECO, along with the school’s English, History, and Environmental Policy departments, will host Tarika for this free, public event.

“Tacoma & Environmental Justice,” featuring Tarika Powell

  • When: Thursday, February 8, 7:00 P.M.
  • Where: Tahoma Room, Thomas Hall, University of Puget Sound (map)
  • Tickets: Free and open to the public; RSVP on Facebook

Learn more about the fossil fuel projects proposed for Tacoma in Tarika’s earlier articles, Tacoma Steering into Uncertain Waters and Tacoma’s Proposed LNG Plant Raises Safety Concerns.