Millions of gallons of raw sewage and untreated runoff poured into the Puget Sound when the West Point Wastewater Treatment Plant malfunctioned in February. Now, the sewage treatment plant - Washington state's largest - is only partially treating dirty water before discharging it into the sound. What went wrong? What's being done to fix this environmental disaster? Will taxpayers see a big rate hike? Will clear answers come from the catastrophic event?
On the show:
Reuven Carlyle, State Senator (D-36th)
David Kelly, Engineer, CH2M
Jeanne Kohl-Wells, King County Council
Christie True, King County Dept. of Natural Resources & Parks
Robert Waddle, Manager, King County Wastewater Operations
Chris Wilke, Executive Director, Puget Soundkeeper Alliance