Environment Section

Public meeting on Sea-Tac Airport Impact Study will be Wed., July 24 at Tyee

Public meeting on Sea-Tac Airport Impact Study will be Wed., July 24 at Tyee

A Public Meeting on the Sea-Tac Airport Impact Study will be held on Wednesday, July 24 at Tyee High School in SeaTac. The meeting will run from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Tyee High School Cafeteria. This will... [Read more]

Housing Authority receives PSE grant for solar panels, including in SeaTac

Housing Authority receives PSE grant for solar panels, including in SeaTac

Puget Sound Energy has awarded the King County Housing Authority with a grant to install solar panels at three of its rental properties, including in SeaTac. The solar panels have been installed at: Windsor... [Read more]

Port tells Council it will invest $10 million for airport noise and health projects

Port tells Council it will invest $10 million for airport noise and health projects

By Jack Mayne The Port of Seattle will be making $10 million available for projects “that may include support for addressing airport noise and other projects that support increased environmental health... [Read more]

Cantwell, Smith secure $9.1 million for Noise Mitigation in Highline Public Schools

Cantwell, Smith secure $9.1 million for Noise Mitigation in Highline Public Schools

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and Congressman Adam Smith (WA-09), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee,... [Read more]

Keiser legislation to create additional airport capacity signed by Gov. Inslee

Keiser legislation to create additional airport capacity signed by Gov. Inslee

Legislation (Senate Bill 5370) establishing an airport commission tasked with identifying up to six possible sites for future commercial aviation was signed by Governor Inslee this week. “The time... [Read more]

REMINDER: League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall is this Thursday night

REMINDER: League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall is this Thursday night

REMINDER: The League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall is this Thursday evening (April 25) from 6-8 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The lineup includes: Software... [Read more]

Rep. Mike Pellicciotti to speak at League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall April 25

Rep. Mike Pellicciotti to speak at League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall April 25

The League of Quiet Skies Voters has announced that 30th District Washington State Rep. Mike Pellicciotti, D-Federal Way, will address new Washington laws regarding aviation expansion at the League’s... [Read more]

Rep. Adam Smith will keynote League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall April 25

Rep. Adam Smith will keynote League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall April 25

The League of Quiet Skies Voters has announced that Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA), will keynote its April 25, 2019, Town Hall. This free, open event will run from 6 – 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 25 at the Highline... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch Steve Edmiston’s finalé ‘<i>The Briefing #19: Fini</i>‘

VIDEO: Watch Steve Edmiston’s finalé ‘The Briefing #19: Fini

Local lawyer/filmmaker/activist Steve Edmiston released his finalé ‘The Briefing: Episode 19 – Fini,’ where he wraps up his ongoing documentary project that takes on the Port of Seattle,... [Read more]

League of Quiet Skies Voters April 25 Town Hall will feature Airnoise.io creator

League of Quiet Skies Voters April 25 Town Hall will feature Airnoise.io creator

The League of Quiet Skies Voters announced that software developer Chris McCann – best known for his innovative Airnoise.io service that automatically reports users’ aircraft noise complaints –... [Read more]

VIDEO: Edmiston takes on the Port in ‘The Briefing #18: When Words Matter’

VIDEO: Edmiston takes on the Port in ‘The Briefing #18: When Words Matter’

Local lawyer/filmmaker/activist Steve Edmiston released ‘The Briefing: Episode 18 – When Words Matter,’ where he continues his ongoing documentary project that takes on the Port of Seattle,... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Spring Recycling Event will be Saturday, April 6

SAVE THE DATE: Spring Recycling Event will be Saturday, April 6

The spring 2019 Recycling Event will be held on Saturday, April 6, at Tyee High School, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This year – FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER – the City will be accepting LATEX PAINT and... [Read more]

South County Area Transportation Board recommends siting of 2nd regional airport

South County Area Transportation Board recommends siting of 2nd regional airport

By Scott Schaefer Founder/Publisher/Editor The South (King) County Area Transportation Board (SCATBd) on Tuesday (Jan. 15) released a ‘Legislative Request for Support’ that recommends siting... [Read more]

Deadline to RSVP to Port’s Jan. 12 ‘Noise 101 Symposium’ is Tuesday, Jan. 8

Deadline to RSVP to Port’s Jan. 12 ‘Noise 101 Symposium’ is Tuesday, Jan. 8

NOISE 101 SYMPOSIUM The City of SeaTac and Port of Seattle invite all to attend a ‘Noise 101 Symposium’ on Saturday, Jan. 12, led by Steve Alverson, National Director of ESA Airports, a national... [Read more]

Learn about aviation noise at ‘Noise 101 Symposium’ on Saturday, Jan. 12

Learn about aviation noise at ‘Noise 101 Symposium’ on Saturday, Jan. 12

All are invited to a ‘Noise 101 Symposium’ on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, from 9 a.m. – Noon at the Tyee High School Cafeteria in SeaTac. Topics covered in this symposium will be: The Principles... [Read more]

Port of Seattle passes new budget, will invest in local airport communities

Port of Seattle passes new budget, will invest in local airport communities

The Port of Seattle passed one of its most significant budgets in the last decade this week, continuing its major investments in infrastructure and facilities, and charting a new course for community and... [Read more]

SeaTac Public Works Department wants YOU to help prevent localized flooding

SeaTac Public Works Department wants YOU to help prevent localized flooding

Your SeaTac Public Works Department wants to share the following message: Leaves and debris can cause localized flooding when they cover storm drains in the street or block pipes located in open ditches. Blowing... [Read more]

VIDEO: ‘The Briefing Episode #12: What to Believe’ against Port of Seattle released

VIDEO: ‘The Briefing Episode #12: What to Believe’ against Port of Seattle released

‘The Briefing Episode #12: What to Believe’ – area resident/activist Steve Edmiston’s ongoing attempt to “take on the Port of Seattle, one public comment at a time” – has been released: “The... [Read more]

Green Cities Open House will be this Saturday, Oct. 20 at Tyee

Green Cities Open House will be this Saturday, Oct. 20 at Tyee

Do you live in SeaTac? Are you interested in making your neighborhood a greener, healthier, more beautiful place to live? Join the Green Cities team at a community Open House this Saturday, Oct. 20, to... [Read more]

City of SeaTac hosting litter cleanup event this Friday, Oct. 12

City of SeaTac hosting litter cleanup event this Friday, Oct. 12

City of SeaTac staff, in conjunction with Partners In Employment and Recology CleanScapes, will be hosting a litter cleanup event this Friday, Oct. 12, in front of businesses on Military Road South. Volunteers... [Read more]