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wednesday editorials: Get lahar warnings that work

Post by David Seago on Nov. 27, 2007 at 6:12 pm |
November 27, 2007 6:12 pm

Legislators meeting in special session this week should reinstate Initiative 747, yes. But they should do it temporarily and leave room for more deliberate debate in January’s regular session.

Let’s be blunt about it: the lahar warning system in the Orting Valley is lousy, mainly because it’s not really a system. Better to emulate the state’s tsunami warning system, which is funded and operated by the state.

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