AICA Gone Local

For the past several years there has been a lot of energy directed at creating Federal legislation to correct the systemic unfairness we all experience living near a large airport like Sea-Tac. On the surface, this makes perfect sense: the FAA has direct authority over all airports. And many, many attempts at obtaining relief by

An Open Letter To Joel Wachtel re. HB2315

Mr. Wachtel is a member of the SeaTac City Council and chairs their Aviation Advisory Committee. The following letter was e-mailed to key Councilmembers in Des Moines, SeaTac, Normandy Park, Tukwila and Federal Way. Hi Joel, As I mentioned at yesterday’s Highline Forum, HB2315 is moving ahead very fast. There have been two hearings so

SB6214 First Public Hearing

If you can, please us in Olympia in the J.A. Cherberg Building to provide public comment on SB6214. This is a bill sponsored by Karen Keiser and Tina Orwall which will, if passed, provide the first step towards obtaining updates and repairs for the nearly 10,000 homes and buildings with Port Packages. I cannot stress

HB2315

Installing, repairing, replacing, and updating mitigation equipment installed within an impacted area. Sponsors: Orwall, Fitzgibbon, Pellicciotti Companion Bill: SB 6214

SB6214

Installing, repairing, replacing, and updating mitigation equipment installed within an impacted area. Installing, repairing, replacing, and updating mitigation equipment installed within an impacted area. Sponsors: Keiser Companion Bill: HB2315 Original Bill: https://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2019-20/Pdf/Bills/Senate%20Bills/6214.pdf  

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