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Stop oil and diesel train transport and storage in Portland.

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Rumble on the River Community Forum #16

Rumble on the River Community Forum #16

"Risk Bonds – So We Don't Pay For An Industrial Disaster"

Risk bonds will hold fossil fuel and chemical companies accountable. This is a proactive "Polluter Pays" plan. The costs of disasters are often "externalized" to the public. Bonding will cover those risks. Multnomah County is on the verge of taking risk bonding action. Come to the Rumble:

Wednesday, June 26, 2024, Info Tables 5:45 PM Panel 6:30 PM
Multnomah Building, Boardroom 100, 501 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland

Panel
Mary King – Retired Economist with Risky Business
Sharon Meieran – Multnomah County Commissioner, District #1
Melanie Plaut M.D. – Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility and Risky Business
John Talberth – Center for Sustainable Economy, Founder, President and Senior Economist
Chris Voss – Multnomah County Office of Emergency Management, Director
John Wasiutynski – Multnomah County Of f ice of Sustainability, Director

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