Michael Gilrane, New York University. This paper identifies the achievement impact of installing air filters in classrooms for the first time.
The Mobile ObserVations of Ultrafine Particles (MOV-UP) study was a two-year project funded by the State of Washington to study air quality impacts of air traffic for communities located near and below the flight paths of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The University of Washington research team that led the study coordinated with local governments and solicited
Other than examining your windows, doors and insulation, you can find out if there is an Avigation Easement attached to your property. At some point, the owner of the home must have signed that easement in order to obtain the Port Package. So, how do you find that easement? Well, legally, it must be in
As one attempts to survey the landscape concerning the various negative impacts that the Sea-Tac Airport has foisted upon the surrounding communities, one quickly becomes aware of a black hole which I call ‘The Dark Time’–probably because I watched too many comic book movies with my kids. The Dark Time is the roughly decade-long period
Thanks for contacting us. Why Bother Reading This? Getting a Port Package is a process. A long process that will likely take several years. Really. Even if they say ‘yes’, right away. It’s complicated and frustrating and confusing and I know you don’t want to hear that because you’re already upset by the noise. So
Over the past thirty years roughly 9,600 homes have received noise mitigation retro-fits from the Port Of Seattle in the form of windows and insulation. These are generally known as ‘Port Packages’ and were granted in exchange for the homeowner signing an Avigation Easement. Background The eligibility for a Port Package was determined by a
The 1996 Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) by Landrum & Brown. This will give you an idea of what to expect from the upcoming EIS (if it is determined to be necessary.) Sea-Tac Airport Final EIS, Feb. 1996, Vol. 1 of 7 Sea-Tac Airport Final EIS, Feb. 1996, Vol. 2 of 7 Sea-Tac Airport Final EIS,
If you live in the area, you may hear about ‘Noise Boundary Maps’. These are maps with a boundary drawn showing the furthest extent of the DNL65. Your residence must be within this boundary in order to be eligible for ‘The Port Package’, ie. insulation and triple-pane windows. (However, there are other criteria discussed in