Environment Section

SLIDESHOW: Repairs finished on Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway

SLIDESHOW: Repairs finished on Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway

Click to Play Francis Zera’s Slideshow Story & Photos by Francis Zera Repairs were recently completed to Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway (16C/34C), which had been closed from July 8 –... [Read more]

Port of Seattle completes environmental analysis for Part 150 Study

Port of Seattle completes environmental analysis for Part 150 Study

The Port of Seattle has completed an environmental analysis and prepared a State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Checklist for Sea-Tac Airport’s draft Part 150 Noise and Land-Use Compatibility Study,... [Read more]

‘Step up for SeaTac’ at first-ever litter cleanup event Saturday, Sept. 14

‘Step up for SeaTac’ at first-ever litter cleanup event Saturday, Sept. 14

The City of SeaTac will be holding its first-ever Litter Cleanup Event on Saturday, Sept. 14 from 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the SeaTac Community Center. “Volunteers, individuals, groups and businesses... [Read more]

SLIDESHOW: New air conditioning unit demonstrated at Sea-Tac Airport

SLIDESHOW: New air conditioning unit demonstrated at Sea-Tac Airport

The Port of Seattle on Tuesday (Aug. 13) held a demonstration of their new in-house air conditioning unit at Sea-Tac Airport, which they expect will save more than $15 million in annual fuel costs for... [Read more]

‘Get Your Green On’ at SeaTac Community Center Wednesday

‘Get Your Green On’ at SeaTac Community Center Wednesday

The city will be holding a ‘Get Your Green on’ event at the SeaTac Community Center Main Lobby (13735 24th Avenue S.) this Wednesday, Aug. 14 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Get valuable information on how... [Read more]

Half a million Honeybees are now buzzing around Sea-Tac Airport’s open space

Half a million Honeybees are now buzzing around Sea-Tac Airport’s open space

Sea-Tac Airport’s lead beekeeper, Bob Redmond, director of the local nonprofit The Common Acre, and beekeeper David Feinberg look at the health of the hive next to the center runway. Click image... [Read more]

Public Comment Period for Port’s Part 150 Noise Study Runs Through May 30

Public Comment Period for Port’s Part 150 Noise Study Runs Through May 30

Beginning today – Monday, April 15, and running through May 30 – Sea-Tac Airport neighbors can offer formal comment on the draft Federal Aviation Administration Part 150 Noise and Land-Use Compatibility... [Read more]

SeaTac Fire Department Warns ‘Don’t Find Yourself on Thin Ice’ this Winter

SeaTac Fire Department Warns ‘Don’t Find Yourself on Thin Ice’ this Winter

The SeaTac Fire Department on Monday (Jan. 14) issued a statement entitled “Don’t Find Yourself on Thin Ice,” warning residents to avoid walking on iced-over standing bodies of water. Officials... [Read more]

City of SeaTac Receives Government 5-Star Envirostars Certification

City of SeaTac Receives Government 5-Star Envirostars Certification

The City of SeaTac announced Thursday (Sept. 20) that it has received the first overall municipality 5-Star EnviroStars Certification rating from the EnviroStars certification program that recognizes businesses... [Read more]

WEATHER: ‘Excessive Heat Watch’ Issued; City to Open Cooling Center

WEATHER: ‘Excessive Heat Watch’ Issued; City to Open Cooling Center

The National Weather Service issued an “Excessive Heat Watch” statement for this Thursday – Friday (Aug. 16-17), warning residents that temperatures may reach the mid-90s on both days. To... [Read more]