Seattle Times: State rebukes Port of Seattle for 3rd-runway water pollution

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For years, the Port of Seattle has promised that construction of a massive third runway at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport wouldn’t hurt surrounding streams and would actually be a boon to the environment.

But since October, a string of oversights, accidents and intentional actions at the airport has allowed millions of gallons of muddy, oily or antifreeze-laden water to flow into nearby streams, including one occupied by spawning salmon, the state Department of Ecology said Tuesday…