Slog PM: 3-D Gun Printing Mastermind Charged With Child Rape, UW on Its Way to Engulf Seattle, Is Gasworks Park Toxic?
by Wednesday at 5:55 pm•
The owner of that 3-D printing gun company got charged with child rape: Yikes. Cody Wilson, the self-proclaimed “little anarchist of Austin,” has been charged with sleeping with a girl under 17-years-old, who he allegedly paid for sex. This charge comes in the middle of the lawsuit Attorney General Bob Ferguson is waging against him for the whole 3-D gun thing.
Gasworks Park was, and maybe still is, gross: The now-defunct plant used to be the primary power-supplier to Seattle. It shut down in 1956. All the garbage it leaked into the soil remained. That includes arsenic, sulfur, and coal tar. Kite Hill—a mix of biosolids and sawdust (??)—was an attempt to clean up the mess of contaminated soil. The rest of the park was covered in two feet of topsoil. It’s okay now. We think. Probably. There’s still all that fucking goose shit, though.
UW wins its first approval to engulf Seattle: A city council committee advanced UW’s huge growth plan. There are some stipulations and requirements like UW has to commit to reducing car congestion and it has to build 450 units for low-wage employees. But, if all goes to plan, or should I say master plan, then UW will be able to grow its Seattle campus and build a “high rise innovation district.” The U-District may not be a shithole for much longer. Check out this report from the Seattle Times, it has cool graphics about UW’s growth. Also, information. Both are good.
The University of Washington won approval from a City Council committee Wednesday to massively grow its Seattle campus and construct a high-rise “innovation district.” (via @DBeekman) https://t.co/epsHplSilc pic.twitter.com/YCgH9Q4rWp
— The Seattle Times (@seattletimes) September 20, 2018
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