In 2019, thousands of King County residents and dozens of community groups came together to win a moratorium (freeze) on new fossil fuel development. By building a large coalition of community members and groups, and working with a supportive county council member, in January of 2019 King County passed a temporary moratorium prohibiting new fossil fuel infrastructure within county limits. Then, in July 2020, the County Council (unanimously!) voted to make the moratorium permanent- enacting a comprehensive suite of regulations which protect King County communities from fossil fuel threats.
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