The undersigned tender our resignations from the Des Moines Ad Hoc Aviation Advisory Committee (the “DMAAC”), effective immediately. We have greatly appreciated the opportunity afforded to us, through this Committee, to work on behalf of the citizens of Des Moines in relation to the significant environmental and public health challenges presented by Sea-Tac Airport operations.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Adam Smith (D-WA) reintroduced the Aviation Impacted Communities Act today, which will help communities better address noise and other environmental impacts stemming from nearby airports. Communities across the nation continue to experience an increased and disproportionate share of noise and other environmental impacts stemming from commercial aviation. The Aviation Impacted Communities
Citizen groups and activists from communities neighboring Sea-Tac Airport, including Quiet Skies Puget Sound, Burien’s Quiet Skies Coalition, the Federal Way Air Noise Alliance, and The Briefing Project, have formed the new “League of Quiet Skies Voters,” to assure that impacts from recent and proposed airport expansion on human health and the environment are a