motor sports http://kplu.org en Racetrack’s expansion plans have enviros, neighbors worried http://kplu.org/post/racetrack%E2%80%99s-expansion-plans-have-enviros-neighbors-worried <p>Plans to upgrade a dilapidated old race track near Kent are sparking an environmental debate. The owners of <a href="http://www.pacificraceways.com/AboutUs.aspx">Pacific Raceways</a> say that to stay afloat, they badly need an expansion that would bring thousands of new jobs to the area.&nbsp;</p><p>Neighbors are worried about impacts on surrounding wetlands and fish habitat, especially because they say special <a href="http://www.kingcounty.gov/council.aspx">legislation King County is considering</a> to facilitate the expansion may set a bad precedent.</p><p> Mon, 26 Sep 2011 11:30:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 2720 at http://kplu.org Racetrack’s expansion plans have enviros, neighbors worried