Richmond Passes Phase Out

Sunflower Alliance posted on its Facebook page the following: Teamwork and persistence pays off! Richmond coal ordinance, phasing out #coal operations at the Levin-Richmond Terminal, passed the City Council tonight 5-0, with Demnlus Johnson absent and Nat Bates leaving the dais right before the vote.

Richmond City Council Dec 3 Meeting Outcome

Testimony lasted until midnight. Then Mayor Butt stated he would use his mayoral authority to proclaim that the topic would be shelved until January 14th. Three council members voted to overturn his decision – Eduardo Martinez, Jael Myrick and Melvin Willis. Five votes were needed. Nat bates, Demnlus Johnson and Ben Choi voted to keepRead moreRead more

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