Little-understood, unregulated particles pollute neighborhoods under Sea-Tac flight paths, UW study finds

Kent Palosaari, his son Kai and daughter Mira in SeaTac. University of Washington researchers say emissions are polluting communities near the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, and Palosaari worries that the… (Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times) More By Katherine Khashimova Long Seattle Times business reporter Kent Palosaari’s persistent cough started eight years after he moved

Sea-Tac is First Airport to Resist Federal Push for Facial Recognition and Other Biometric Technologies

Katherine Khashimova Long The Seattle Times (TNS) At least for now, controversial facial-recognition technology won’t be installed at boarding gates at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, making the airport the first in the country to resist the rollout of a federal biometric identification program. After hours of impassioned public comment Tuesday, much of it from people calling facial

Seattle Times Port Of Seattle Commissioner Endorsements

Grant Degginger, Position 2 Degginger’s depth of high level civic experience with major capital projects as well as his professional experience in construction law would be a boon for a port embarking on a construction spree.Read full endorsement → Fred Felleman, Position 5 Strengths: He brought his environmental-protection sensibilities to a port that already was

A Letter To Danny Westneat

Mr. Westneat is a columnist and reporter for the Seattle Times focusing on local issues. Hi Danny, Read your Sunday column on Climate Change and Jay Inslee. Great stuff as always. I recently met Jay Inslee at a Port Of Seattle convention on Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF)–a substitute for the aviation kerosene now used which