City pursues eliminating gas chamber

Full transition to other methods will take time


February 17, 2022

David Martin

Madhu Anderson speaks to a small group of protesters outside of Green River City Hall Jan. 4 critical of the city's use of a gas chamber to euthanize animals.

The city plans to eliminate use of the gas chamber in the Green River Animal Control Shelter, but is still working out details in order to make the transition complete.

The option of eliminating the gas chamber has been discussed among the city council in the past, but no specific action had been taken. A group of protestors stood outside City Hall Jan. 4 to urge the council members to take the gas chamber out of animal control. Addressing this topic was not on the agenda, but at the end of the meeting Mayor Pete Rust said he would like to mention "the gas chamber issue" and said he believ...

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