Update on the Port's COVID-19 response
Safety and well-being come first at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA). In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, and working closely with our partners, we are committed to keeping our family — you, our employees, and our community — safe. The next time you visit SEA, your experience will look and feel different. Learn More
Net Your Problem provides fishers with a way to recycle old fishing nets. The collected gear is upcycled into raw plastic that’s transformed into a variety of products like kayaks, bathing suits, carpets, and office furniture. Learn how Net Your Problem got started, the Maritime Accelerator program, and what’s next for the start-up. Learn More
The Port Commission passed a proclamation stating that racism against Asians and Asian Americans will not be tolerated in any form, and stands in support of individuals and communities targeted by association with COVID-19. The proclamation also urges the public to speak up on behalf of equity, justice, and inclusion as we recognize Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Learn More
The Duwamish River Habitat Restoration and Public Access project at Terminal 117 will construct a new 13.5-acre park with 2,500 linear feet of shoreline to create upland habitat and restore priority habitat for Chinook salmon and other imperiled species in the Duwamish River. The site has been identified by other local, state, tribe, and federal officials as a high priority habitat restoration area that will benefit the community for decades to come. Learn More
On Monday, May 18, Bookda Gheisar, Senior Director of the Port of Seattle’s Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion hosted an online panel on how the pandemic has fueled discrimination against Asian communities. The webinar included insights from Port Commissioner Sam Cho, Executive Director of Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) Michael Byun, Executive Director of Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) Toshiko Hasegawa, and Sameth Mell of the Community Response Alliance. Learn More
Five Commissioners, elected at large by the voters of King County, serve four-year terms and establish Port policy. Port Commission meetings are normally held at 12 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at either Pier 69 or Sea-Tac Airport. Since meeting times and locations are subject to change, please visit the meetings page for the most up-to-date information. Visit the Port's Commission page to learn more.
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