toxins Section

LETTER: Debi Wagner’s letter to Port Commissioner about Airport Toxins

LETTER: Debi Wagner’s letter to Port Commissioner about Airport Toxins

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Hello John (Creighton): These comments... [Read more]

Week of June 16 is ‘Toxics Awareness Week’ for City of Burien

Week of June 16 is ‘Toxics Awareness Week’ for City of Burien

At the request of Flight Pattern Kids (FPK), a non-profit environmental health research group, the City of Burien is proclaiming the week of June 16 – 21, 2014 as “Toxics Awareness Week.” Citizens... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Toxic Algae Levels Decreasing In Lake Burien

FOLLOWUP: Toxic Algae Levels Decreasing In Lake Burien

We’ve been following the story about levels of toxic blue-green algae found in Lake Burien for a few months now (read our previous coverage here), and here’s the latest courtesy Dennis Clark,... [Read more]

Beaches Closed To Shellfish Harvesting Due To Paralytic Shellfish Poison

Beaches Closed To Shellfish Harvesting Due To Paralytic Shellfish Poison

Public Health – Seattle & King County announced Wednesday (Sept. 1st) that Paralytic Shellfish Poison (PSP) has been detected at “levels of concern” in shellfish samples collected along... [Read more]

Ecology Seeking Public Comments On Lora Lake Apartment Cleanup May 4th

Ecology Seeking Public Comments On Lora Lake Apartment Cleanup May 4th

The Port of Seattle is conducting a “Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study” (RI/FS) for the Lora Lake Apartments site in Burien, with a public meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 4th, from... [Read more]

Hey Burien, Bring Your Toxins To The Wastemobile Sept. 11-13th

Hey Burien, Bring Your Toxins To The Wastemobile Sept. 11-13th

King County’s free Household Hazardous Wastemobile is coming to the Burien Fred Meyer on the weekend of Sept. 11-13th, from 10am to 5pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Fred Meyer is located at 14300... [Read more]

Toxins In Soil Will Delay Sale Of Lora Lake Apartments

Toxins In Soil Will Delay Sale Of Lora Lake Apartments

Looks like the Lora Lake Apartment sale will be delayed again, as recent soil samples indicate dioxin and petroleum hydrocarbons on the property. The sale from the Port of Seattle to King County is pending... [Read more]