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Join Us On the Seattle Waterfront May 4 to Help Fight Dirty Coal Exports

We all love Seattle's waterfront because of its great restaurants, entertainment, art and culture -- but mostly for views of our beautiful Puget Sound. It is part of why we choose to live here. But imagine up to 18 coal trains, each a mile and a half long, rumbling through the waterfront daily -- disrupting this vital economic tourist engine, polluting our water with toxic coal dust and making already-congested traffic worse. That is what we will face if coal companies' proposed 50-million-ton coal export terminal in Whatcom County gets built.

It doesn't have to be this way. Join Mayor McGinn and Seattle waterfront businesses at a Seattle Waterfront Business Appreciation event and protect Seattle's waterfront from dirty coal exports!

WHO: Mayor Mike McGinn, Kyle Griffith, Pier 57 and Great Wheel owner, and Cary Moon, Co-Founder of People’s Waterfront Coalition

WHAT: Waterfront Business Appreciation Event

WHEN: Saturday, May 4 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

WHERE: Waterfront Park, 1301 Alaskan Way in between the Great Wheel and the Aquarium [Map] RSVP: http://action.sierraclub.org/seattlewaterfront

Questions: Contact Robin Everett at robin.everett@sierraclub.org

NOTE: We will be giving out free prizes so that you and your family can enjoy the waterfront. Wear red and get ready to have some fun! Seattle's waterfront businesses and economy will bear the cost of coal exports. It's a bad deal for us and we need to stop it. Join us on Saturday for our Waterfront Business Appreciation Event with Mayor McGinn, have fun with your family and learn how you can help protect Seattle from dangerous coal exports!