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City Inside/OutSeattle is a vibrant and complex city, and the Seattle Channel's City Inside/Out with Brian Callanan brings you thoughtful, in-depth reports and discussions about important local issues every week.

Brian Callanan is a 18-year veteran of broadcast journalism -- all in the Pacific Northwest. From 2000-2011, Callanan was a reporter and anchor for Q13 FOX News. Over his career, Callanan has won an Emmy and has earned several other awards from the Society for Professional Journalists and the National Press Photographer's Association. He's the host of the Seattle Channel's award-winning public affairs programs: City Inside/Out, City Inside/Out: Council Edition and Ask the Mayor

City Inside/Out: Port Politics

City Inside/Out: Port Politics
3/27/201529:28

Poll question: Do you support the Port of Seattle's decision to lease one of its terminals as a homeport for a Shell Arctic oil-drilling fleet?

A controversy over Arctic oil drilling is making some big waves at the Port of Seattle. Shell Oil has inked a two-year deal to lease Terminal 5 for its oil exploration vessels. Environmental groups filed a lawsuit and say the port should have conducted an environmental review before granting the lease. Meanwhile, the city of Seattle is reviewing the terminal's shoreline permit. Supporters say the Shell contract will create more than 200 jobs and provide some revenue while the empty terminal undergoes upgrades. Is this a done deal? The global energy debate comes to our waterfront.

On the show:
Tom Albro, Commissioner, Port of Seattle
KC Golden, Senior Policy Advisor, Climate Solutions
Mike O'Brien, Seattle City Council
Vince O'Halloran, Branch Agent, Sailors Union of the Pacific
Peter Philips, President, Philips Publishing & Past President, Seattle Marine Business Coalition
Paul Queary, Spokesperson, Foss Maritime

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