oil spill Section

Oil sheen discovered in Arrow Lake; City of Normandy Park takes blame

Oil sheen discovered in Arrow Lake; City of Normandy Park takes blame

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: An oil sheen was discovered on Arrow Lake in Normandy Park on Thursday, June 7, and after some investigation the source of the spill was found to have come... [Read more]

Oil spill closes Burien’s Arbor Lake to fishing and recreation

Oil spill closes Burien’s Arbor Lake to fishing and recreation

The City of Burien is reporting that Monday morning (Feb. 13), a resident reported a small oil spill in Arbor Lake. The City has since closed the lake for all fishing and recreation. City crews – joined... [Read more]

Final recovered birds released after White Center retention pond cooking oil spill

Final recovered birds released after White Center retention pond cooking oil spill

From our sister site The White Center Blog: The Washington State Department of Ecology says that it has “closed the books” on wildlife recovery for birds affected by an Oct. 30 cooking oil... [Read more]

PHOTOS: No, That Wasn’t A Spill Off Three Tree Point Today, It Was Algae

PHOTOS: No, That Wasn’t A Spill Off Three Tree Point Today, It Was Algae

BTB Reader Denise Vandenbroek sent us a note through our Facebook Page this afternoon asking us if we “knew anything about a spill off Three Tree Point’s north side.” Curious, we asked... [Read more]

READER PHOTOS: Oil/Fuel Spill Spotted Off Burien Shoreline

READER PHOTOS: Oil/Fuel Spill Spotted Off Burien Shoreline

On Friday, Nov. 26th Burien resident Wayne Sykes sent us the above photos and following email about an oil spill that he spotted off of Burien’s shoreline, west of SW 152nd: Appears to be a small... [Read more]