Tagged with 'pollution'

City request for Town Hall style Question & Answer sessions refused by Port

City request for Town Hall style Question & Answer sessions refused by Port

South King Media has learned that – despite requests – the Port of Seattle has refused to allow any public town hall style question and answer sessions at the upcoming Sustainable Airport Master Plan... [Read more]

REMINDER: Port’s SAMP meeting will be at Highline College Monday, Sept. 10

REMINDER: Port’s SAMP meeting will be at Highline College Monday, Sept. 10

REMINDER: The Port of Seattle will be holding a Public Meeting on its ‘Sustainable Airport Master Plan’ (SAMP) at Highline College this coming MONDAY, SEPT. 10, and all area residents who... [Read more]

UPDATE: Air quality now considered ‘Unhealthy for everyone’ in region

UPDATE: Air quality now considered ‘Unhealthy for everyone’ in region

The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency issued an updated air quality alert on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018 – declaring that the current air is ‘Unhealthy for everyone’ for the entire Puget Sound... [Read more]

Homeless encampments, discarded drug trash causes SeaTac Council dispute

Homeless encampments, discarded drug trash causes SeaTac Council dispute

In the south end of North SeaTac Park, near one of the last bogs around – Tub Lake – are several homeless encampments and a tremendous amount of garbage. by Jack Mayne When SeaTac Councilmember Pam... [Read more]

SLIDESHOW: Sea-Tac Airport unveils new electrification project

SLIDESHOW: Sea-Tac Airport unveils new electrification project

On Tuesday (March 18), Sea-Tac Airport unveiled a new electrification project, meant to convert vehicles on the airfield from fossil fuels to electric power, in hopes of saving millions of dollars and... [Read more]

Home soil testing being offered for Tacoma Smelter Plume pollution in area

Home soil testing being offered for Tacoma Smelter Plume pollution in area

The Department of Ecology is working with Public Health – Seattle & King County to re-launch the Dirt Alert Program in South King County, and is offering free soil testing to local residents... [Read more]

Comment time extended another month for proposed cleanup at Lora Lake sites

Comment time extended another month for proposed cleanup at Lora Lake sites

The Washington State Department of Ecology announced Thursday (Dec. 12) that it is extending the period for public comments at the former Lora Lake Apartments for another month, accepting feedback until... [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]

LETTER: ‘Let’s Talk about Arsenic and Lead in Soils…’

LETTER: ‘Let’s Talk about Arsenic and Lead in Soils…’

Dear SeaTac City Council, Lets talk about arsenic and lead in soils given the wonderful presentation by the Department of Ecology (DOE) at the SeaTac Council Meeting 02/28/12 and how this most likely will... [Read more]