Sen. Sheldon explains proposal to regulate ickiness on mean streets of Seattle

Sen. Tim Sheldon, D-Potlatch, appeared on KVI’s “Commute With Carlson” show Jan. 20 to discuss his proposal to regulate human waste in the streets of Seattle and other communities surrounding Puget Sound. If cities are reluctant to require standards of civilized conduct from the homeless, Sheldon’s bill would put the state’s environmental regulators on the job. When the occupant of an unauthorized RV or camper applies for a discharge permit from the Department of Ecology, regulators could determine whether facilities are adequate, whether that particular street is a good place to deposit human waste, or whether there are better streets available.

To listen to this interview, click on the link below.