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3 responses to “Will Seattle Follow S.F. Attorney’s Taxpayer Advocacy?”

  1. Gary

    Some folks can’t see change coming at them, even when it’s a huge trunk load of change. Ballard Oil is just such a business. When you realize they make money from the oil burning business, it makes perfect sense that they can’t see the bicycle revolution coming at them.

  2. SGK

    I highly doubt Ballard Oil is concerned about bicycle use taking away from the home heating a marine fuel business. They are not in the auto fuel business.

    They obviously have a concern that the trail will hurt the business or open them up to potential liability. I don’t think they have proven their case so using the courts to tie up the trail is inappropriate and a waste of taxpayer resources at this point.

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