Browsing the blog archives for May, 2009.

NVN Omitting Facts On Water Study

Yelm and Thurston County Issues

Taken from CITY & NVN CONTINUE TO HOODWINK PUBLIC – WHY?

Today’s front-page headline story in the Nisqually Valley News (NVN) states:
“City: Knight water ad is a ‘scare tactic’” is just another example of the city’s & newspaper’s intent to keep the public in the dark!

Continuing to quote the story in the NVN,
“Yelm City Administrator Shelly Badger said the city conducted the study to determine if the southwest section of Yelm was an appropriate place to pull water from in a long-term scenario…
Badger said the study needed to be conducted regardless of Thurston Highlands, but that the Highlands can’t be left out because it is inside the city limits.”

THE FACT THAT MRS. BADGER AND THE NVN CONTINUE TO NOT ADDRESS THIS ISSUE IS VERY TELLING!

The Golder Water Study (on Thurston Highlands land) had only one purpose and that was to find water for a private developer to locate water on their private (not city owned/controlled) land and bring to the city with their 3 applications. As a matter of public policy, developers are supposed to pay for their impacts up front, just like schools, roads, traffic and water. However, the public has paid because the city funded the water study up front and has maintained they will be reimbursed by impact fees from building permits in the development. The developers defaulted and are now gone, which left the city with over 2/3 of a million dollars in debt the taxpayers will have to swallow, unless the developers somehow cure their default by May 25th. To Mrs. Badger & the Nisqually Valley News, developers are supposed to present all aspects of their project to the city, not the city to the developer.

WHY DO YOU BOTH KEEP OMITTING THIS FACT!
“The drop (in wells levels by 23 feet) is 30 years from now, city officials said,” quoting the NVN.

THE CITY & NVN WILL NOT TELL YOU THIS:

  • There is NO mitigation on the effects this Plan is going to have.

And the city knows that!

  • The city has not even studied the effects their plan will have on surrounding wells.

And the city knows that!

  • All of the information on the city’s MDNS is the city’s opinion.

And the city knows that!

  • This comment period and appeal ending today (May 22nd) is supposed to take care of ALL public comment for 30 years.

And the city knows that!

  • Unless MDNS is appealed by 5pm today (May 22), no one will have any recourse for comment on the MDNS for 30 years.

And the city knows that!

  • If you or future property owners wish to comment on the city’s water plan in 10, 20 or 30 years, the city can say no one said anything in 2009, the plan says so – tough!

And the city knows that!

Making comments and bringing all of this in the open is about preserving YOUR RIGHTS to talk about this issue in the future.

And the city knows that!

  • The city’s Mitigated Determination of Non-Significance (MDNS) says the proposed water withdrawal increase by five-fold is non-significant. How can that amount of water withdrawal produce anything except a SIGNIFICANT DROP in the local aquifer? That should require, indeed demand, an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

And the city knows that!

HOW CAN THIS KIND OF ADVERSE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT NOT BE AN OUTRAGE TO AREA CITIZENS?

THE CITY AND NVN OBVIOUSLY WISH TO KEEP YOU, THE PUBLIC, IN THE DARK ON THIS AND MAKE THEMSELVES THE VICTIM WHEN THE TRUTH IS BROUGHT OUT.

Please educate yourself:

SEE the full-page informational ad by JZ Knight in The Olympian, the NVN & NVN Shopper this week.

ALL OF THE INFORMATION IS FROM THE CITY’S OWN MDNS!
CLICK HERE

VIEW JZ KNIGHT’S ATTORNEY’S FULL LETTER TO THE CITY OF YELM

THURSTON COUNTY’S SILENCE ON THIS IS DEAFENING, SINCE MANY OF THE AFFECTED AREAS ARE OUTSIDE OFT HE CITY OF YELM IN THURSTON COUNTY!

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Yelm Water Plan Public Appeal Deadline This Friday

Yelm and Thurston County Issues
Area affected by proposed water drawdown

Area affected by proposed water drawdown

The City of Yelm is trying to substitute a Mitigated Determination of Non-Significance (MDNS) for an Environmental Impact Study (EIS) regarding their proposed five-fold increase in water withdrawal quantities. By doing this, City officials are sidestepping their obligation to get the opinions of the public and independent professionals about the environmental impacts of such an action.

DOWNLOAD THE FULL PDF CONCERNING THIS HERE

Your well water level could drop 23 feet and leave you dry

When this happens, when you least expect it, who’s going to pay you the $15,000 it takes to drill you a new well and replace your pumping equipment? Are you going to enjoy the surprise of having no water?

You have until this Friday, May 22nd to send your comments into officials for an appeal.

Jay Manning Director
Department of Ecology
PO Box 47600
Olympia, WA 98504-7600
jaym461@ecy.wa.gov


Mary C. Selecky, Secretary of Department of Health

PO BOX 47890
Olympia, Washington 98504-7890
Secretary@DOH.WA.GOV

Grant Beck
City of Yelm
Director, Community Dev. Dept.
P.O. Box 479
Yelm, WA 98597
grantb@ci.yelm.wa.us

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JZ Knight On CNN’s Larry King Show

Press, Upcoming Events

JZ Knight will appear with distinguished guests this Saturday, May 16th
on a panel discussion led by “James Van Praagh! He says the dead can teach us about life. Learn how when he tells Larry what the spirits are saying,” quoting CNN’s Larry King Show.

View the announcement here.

“James is a survival evidence medium, meaning that he is able to bridge the gap between two planes of existence, that of the living and that of the dead, by providing evidential proof of life after death via detailed messages. ‘I’m clairsentient,’ he explains, ‘which simply means clear feeling,’” according to his website www.vanpraagh.com.

Also, on the panel are
Debbie Ford, author of Why Good People Do Bad Things: How to Stop Being Your Own Worst Enemy and other titles and is a noted speaker, teacher & trainer “to find new ways to inspire others to go on this lifelong journey to clean up their past, to forgive themselves for their flaws and shortcomings, to make peace with their humanity, to open up to their divinity and allow themselves to be guided by a power greater than themselves,” according to her website.

Dr. Michael Beckwith “founded the Agape International Spiritual Center, a trans-denominational spiritual community whose doors are open to all seekers in search of authentic spirituality, personal transformation and selfless service to humankind,” according to his website.

Dr. Beckwith appeared previously with JZ Knight on CNN’s Larry King Live.

“JZ Knight has been the Channel for Ramtha the Enlightened One for 32 years and is President of Ramtha’s School of Enlightenment (RSE) established in 1988 in Yelm, Washington. A Channel is different from a medium in that the channel is not the intermediary between consciousness coming through them and the audience. The channel does not remain in a transfixed, altered state while channeling; rather they leave their body completely and allow the consciousness coming through to have full faculty over all their bodily movements and functions. Ramtha, while being channeled through JZ Knight, has the ability to open his eyes and teach his students personally,” quoting RSE’s website.

The program will air Saturday, May 16th at 6pm PDT, 9pm PDT & at midnight. Check local listing and times at CNN’s Larry King Show

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