Update Kenmore Clean Air Coalition Jan 19 2021

Dear Kenmore Clean Air Coalition Friends:
We are providing more information for Cascadia (e.g.inaccurate environmental check list) and asking for an update regarding the Cascadia Law Group’s work thus far; our goal is to have clean air and public health and safety.
We are working on distributing a flyer to communicate to residents and visitors phone numbers and computer links to make complaints, whether or not you live or work from a place where you detect the obnoxious asphalt emissions, and whether or not you think they may be a benign “nuisance” or a dangerous toxic health hazard. We want help in distributing flyers and getting them on the city website in the future and at our parks/trails/city centers. We also hope to provide a health symptom survey and bring back the results of the students’ STEM air monitor testing to the city (Dr. Robin Evans-Agnew’s UW Tacoma work with PERK and Kenmore Citizens in 2017).
Please keep writing our legislators in support of Rep Gerry Pollet’s HB 1057–the deadline to get out of committee is Feb 13. WE NEED THAT TO PASS. Do you need help finding the links? Knowing what to say? If so, please call me…or reply here. We could use BIG GROUPS like BIKING, KAYAKING GROUPS bothered by asphalt emissions on the Burke Gilman Trail, or AUDUBON etc. that can write in support of the right to be heard if we detect dangerous asphalt emissions that cause us concern in public trails, parks, city centers in Kenmore and North Lake Washington (from a stationary source).

Microsoft air monitors are on the Kenmore City Council agenda tonight…AND keep in mind those air monitors did not and will not be testing for Volatile Organic Compounds. We await news on whether the City will test at Cadman’s stack for VOC’s.
Stay safe, healthy!
… we had put some additional documents in the shared Google Drive “Asphalt Documents for City Cascadia Law”

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Next steps to achieve clean air includes talking to legislators and city council and State Health Dept


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1PM today Jan 12 follow up Meeting re HB 1057

Dear all re Clean Air in North Lake Washington:
Follow up zoom meeting for HB 1057 at 1pm. Here’s the link and the first discussion with the lobbyist from last Thursday in preparation for the Committee today at 8am.
Thank you.
Elizabeth Mooney
Perkinkenmore.org and KCAC

Thank you for your help with the meeting today—good discussion. Here is the link to the recording of today’s meeting:


Below is the Zoom link for our follow up meeting at 1 pm on Tuesday—please share! We’ll see you bright and early Tuesday morning at the hearing. We appreciate all of your help.

Rob Karlinsey is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: BH 1057 Follow Up

Time: Jan 12, 2021 01:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Support Washington State House Bill 1057

ATTENTION, All Friends, no matter where you live! PLEASE Help support Washington State House Bill 1057. In order to strengthen our voices against air pollution, please see details and write our lawmakers to support the Bill.
Here is a link to the clean air legislation bill page, House Bill 1057 https://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?billnumber=1057… is the link for where to sign in support of House Bill 1057. https://app.leg.wa.gov/csiremote/HouseCommunity members should select the Environment & Energy committee then select the 1/12 at 8am and click House Bill 1057. You will have the option to select “submit written testimony,” “testify live during the hearing,” “position noted for the legislative record.” I encourage everyone who is willing to select the latter option, at a minimum. If you’re able, it would be great to submit written testimony. I urge some caution with everyone testifying live during the hearing to be respectful of the committee’s time.The deadline to sign in support is 1/12 at 8am. The deadline to sign in to testify is 1/12 at 7am.

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PERK and Kenmore Clean Air Coalition meet Dec 10 2pm Zoom with Cascadia Law Consultants and Staff

The Kenmore Clean Air Coalition, comprised of local citizens and members of P.E.R.K., is currently fighting for clean air in our local community. Kenmore’s Cadman asphalt facility is at the center of their advocacy work. Located in Kenmore, near Log Boom Park and the Burke Gilman Trail, the plant is not required to adopt modern emission standards and continues to endanger public health and safety. Kenmore Clean Air Coalition’s aim is to test asphalt emissions from the plant to determine what is in the air that local residents are breathing.

The group’s community-based work has included a socially-distanced Clean Air for Kenmore March in October — an effort that joined P.E.R.K. members, high school students, legislative representatives, and other community members in a visible coalition against toxic fumes.

On Thursday, December 10th, the Kenmore Clean Air Coalition will continue its advocacy work in meeting with Cascadia Law. They will provide a summary of their progress on this issue and provide information that will get them closer to achieving their mission: a clean and healthy Kenmore environment on the shores of Lake Washington.

Please take a moment to sign their petition and help them reach their goal of 1000 signatures — http://chng.it/5LPjp2bKQq.

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StreamFest 2020 – Scavenger Hunt


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StreamFest 2020


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Clean Air for Kenmore March – noon Oct.18 2020

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This is good news from KUOW! We want KUOW to cover this story!Asphalt Fumes in Kenmore’s Calportland leased Cadman facility with no hope in the near future to enforce despite violations logged by Puget Sound Clean Air Agency in March 2019 (Violation 9870) and by Kenmore City Inspector in August 2019.

Thank you, Amy Radill!
Elizabeth Mooney, President of PERK

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Monday September 21 2020 Asphalt Fumes in Kenmore -join the City Council Meeting and Comment !

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