Friday, November 23, 2007

Press Release: Port of Seattle to give update on Sea-Tac’s noise abatement programs

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Port of Seattle to give update on Sea-Tac’s noise abatement programs

Port of Seattle officials will be on hand at the Dec. 3 meeting of the Federal Way City Council’s Land Use and Transportation Committee meeting to update residents on Seattle-Tacoma International Airport’s regional noise abatement programs.

At the request of City Councilmember Linda Kochmar, John Creighton, Port of Seattle Commission president, and Stan Shepherd, airport noise programs manager, will give an information-only briefing on the following topics:

· The Part 150 Noise Study process
· Flight tracks & noise monitoring
· Activation of the Third Runway

The Part 150 Noise Study is an ongoing noise and land use compatibility plan that was approved by the Federal Aviation Administration in 2002. The process for updating the plan will begin again in 2009.

Federal Way residents interested in airport noise issues are welcome to attend the meeting, which will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 3 in Council Chambers at City Hall, 33325 8th Ave. S. (map) Public comment will be taken. For more information, contact Cary Roe, Assistant City Manager/Public Works Director, 253.835.2701.


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 21, 2007
MEDIA CONTACTS: Linda Farmer, APR, Communications & Government Affairs Manager, 253.835.2411 or 253.261.1211



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