Update on the Port's COVID-19 response
A new analysis by Washington State University and the Port of Seattle confirms there is enough available forest residuals and municipal solid waste to produce up to 220-290 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) per year in the Pacific Northwest. That would be enough fuel to exceed the Port of Seattle’s goal to offer a 10 percent SAF jet fuel blend at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) by 2028. Learn More
Dr. Christine Ward-Paige, who earned her Ph.D. in crowdsourcing ocean science, developed a way to make science real time and accessible to all. The result was a mobile app and dashboard, called eOceans, built for scientists and citizen scientists and teams to log and track the issues that matter to them. eOceans was one of the 11 startups that participated in the first Maritime Blue Accelerator Learn More
The Port Commission passed a motion to promote equity and end structural racism in the Port’s workplace and operations. Over the past few years, the Port has made progress and taken important steps to become a more equitable organization and recognize its shared responsibility and commitment to fighting racism and discrimination. This motion builds on and reinforces those efforts. Learn More
The Commission voted to adopt new, community-sourced names for six Port-owned parks and shoreline habitat areas along the Duwamish River. The names reflect the cultural, historical and environmental significance of each site. The action followed months of community engagement in areas surrounding the parks. 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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