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SEPA Challenge to Arena Loses
On Feb. 22 King County Superior Court Judge Douglass North ruled that an agreement to use up to $200 million in public funds to help build a basketball and hockey arena in Sodo did not violate state environmental law. The Memorandum of Understanding was approved by the Seattle and King County councils in mid-October 12.
Below is the brief filed by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, Local 19 v. City of Seattle et al. Following are the responses from the City, King County and ArenaCo (aka WSA Properties).