Opinion: What industry harm is Tacoma council trying to prevent?

In an op-ed published today in The News Tribune, two local business leaders express their disappointment with the City Council's proposed interim regulations "that would put severe limitations on industrial businesses across the city."

Mark Martinez and Deanna Keller call into question the Council's actions to limit business and threaten livelihoods, rather than wait for the subarea plan process. 

"With the Tideflats Subarea Plan, the city is planning to spend at least two years and involve stakeholders from the beginning. But city leaders have taken the opposite tack on the interim regulations."

"Placing limits on industrial businesses impacts all of us, not just one sector of the economy."

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