Re: “‘Attitude of yes’ needed for Point Ruston progress” (editorial, 5-15).
The editorial assumes that an attitude of “yes” is needed with the Point Ruston project as it “cannot be allowed to fail.”
A bit ironic, as this project sits on one of Pierce County’s several Superfund sites. Was the smelter negotiated from a similar position of weakness? Viewed with this attitude, there is no need for regulation at all, because “the project can’t fail.”
Second, the developer was described as “assertive.” Assertive? Even the most naive person would assume the developer is out for his self-interest, and not the …