Environment Section

Forum for Port of Seattle Commission candidates will be Thurs., Sept. 19

Forum for Port of Seattle Commission candidates will be Thurs., Sept. 19

The League of Quiet Skies Voters will sponsor a Candidate Forum for Port of Seattle Commission general-election candidates on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, at the Burien Community Center, from 6 – 8 p.m. The... [Read more]

Public meeting on Sea-Tac Airport Impact Study will be Wed., July 24 at Tyee

Public meeting on Sea-Tac Airport Impact Study will be Wed., July 24 at Tyee

A Public Meeting on the Sea-Tac Airport Impact Study will be held on Wednesday, July 24 at Tyee High School in SeaTac. The meeting will run from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Tyee High School Cafeteria. This will... [Read more]

Master Gardeners offer FREE gardening advice on Thursdays & Saturdays

Master Gardeners offer FREE gardening advice on Thursdays & Saturdays

The Master Gardeners are conducting free Question/Answer Clinics for the 2019 season at the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market and Burien Library: WHEN/WHERE: THURSDAYS, 5–8 p.m. through August at... [Read more]

Port of Seattle launches Community Engagement Campaign for South King County

Port of Seattle launches Community Engagement Campaign for South King County

The Port of Seattle Commission this week approved a “set of principles to expand outreach efforts and the funding of projects under the South King County Fund, which will provide resources and support... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation donates to Y.E.T.I. youth organization

Des Moines Legacy Foundation donates to Y.E.T.I. youth organization

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation announced this week that they have approved an application from Youth Experimental Training Institute (Y.E.T.I.) received in April of this year for additional funding. Y.E.T.I.... [Read more]

Cantwell, Smith secure $9.1 million for Noise Mitigation in Highline Public Schools

Cantwell, Smith secure $9.1 million for Noise Mitigation in Highline Public Schools

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and Congressman Adam Smith (WA-09), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee,... [Read more]

Des Moines, other cities, hire consultant to seek ways to control airport noise

Des Moines, other cities, hire consultant to seek ways to control airport noise

By Jack Mayne At Thursday night’s (June 5) Des Moines City Council study session, lawmakers heard from aviation consultants the city has hired to help steer the city through increases in aviation... [Read more]

Keiser legislation to create additional airport capacity signed by Gov. Inslee

Keiser legislation to create additional airport capacity signed by Gov. Inslee

Legislation (Senate Bill 5370) establishing an airport commission tasked with identifying up to six possible sites for future commercial aviation was signed by Governor Inslee this week. “The time... [Read more]

REMINDER: League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall is this Thursday night!

REMINDER: League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall is this Thursday night!

REMINDER: The League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall is this Thursday evening (April 25) from 6-8 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The lineup includes: Software... [Read more]

Adam Smith reintroduces Protecting Airport Communities from Particle Emissions Act

Adam Smith reintroduces Protecting Airport Communities from Particle Emissions Act

On Monday, April 22, Congressman Adam Smith reintroduced the Protecting Airport Communities from Particle Emissions Act, legislation to establish a national study on the sources, characteristics, dispersion,... [Read more]

Rep. Mike Pellicciotti to speak at League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall April 25

Rep. Mike Pellicciotti to speak at League of Quiet Skies Voters Town Hall April 25

The League of Quiet Skies Voters has announced that 30th District Washington State Rep. Mike Pellicciotti, D-Federal Way, will address new Washington laws regarding aviation expansion at the League’s... [Read more]

Shredding Event will be at Des Moines Activity Center Thursday, April 18

Shredding Event will be at Des Moines Activity Center Thursday, April 18

The City of Des Moines Senior Services Advisory Committee will be hosting a paper shredding event this Thursday, April 18, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Des Moines Activity Center. This is a perfect event... [Read more]

Wastemobile household hazardous waste collection will be April 19-21

Wastemobile household hazardous waste collection will be April 19-21

The Wastemobile roving household hazardous waste collection service continues its 2019 season with a collection event in the Kent-Des Moines area, April 19-21. The Wastemobile will be in the parking lot... [Read more]