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Rose Clark: City Council #5, Burien

Rose Clark has been an ardent long-time environmental defender. As a public watchdog, she:

  • Initiated the first ever health study to investigate the rates of cancer, respiratory problems, and breast cancer for those who live under the flight path of SeaTac Airport
  • Held the Port of Seattle accountable for environmental impacts of SeaTac’s third runway
  • Formed a partnership with Vashon Island to protect the environment from gravel mining and transport to mainland
  • Pushed for Dept. of Ecology response to arsenic and lead contamination
  • Pushed to begin the Miller Creek Basin Plan and purchase of Hoffman Wetlands