[Tweeters] Enumclaw airport update
jlstri at gmail.com
Fri Aug 12 08:10:36 PDT 2022
I live in Port Angeles and the growlers really growl. I recommend those
who are more in the know get organized and send us links so we can voice
regular El Wha visitor
On Fri, Aug 12, 2022 at 6:48 AM Beverly Choltco-Devlin <
bcholtcodevlin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thank you for this information, Vicki.
> I am appalled at the notion of having a possibly international airport so
> close to Mt. Rainier, several state parks and the beautiful farmlands in
> this area.
> Wildlife is already being displaced due to the rampant clear-cutting of
> forests to put thousands of homes in place with zero regard for the impact
> of the natural areas, not to mention the farmland.
> The noise alone would be disruptive to the many species here and the birds
> especially who migrate using the many wetlands including Veazie marsh and
> other nearby birding locations. What will be the impact on the Green and
> White rivers? They've already added an international airport in Everett. I
> can't believe they need another one. Additionally there is no road
> infrastructure to support this.
> I am planning to write to my legislators and the commission today.
> We must stop this and it is very concerning that, in this proposal, the
> Enumclaw plateau ranks highest.
> Here are some links I found so people can become informed.
> And from this article:
> "The Enumclaw City Attorney is tasked with researching the matter and
> reporting back to the council when further information is received. The
> CACC is seeking comments from local citizens who may be potentially
> affected by its decision. Virtual public meetings will be held by the CACC
> from August 23 to August 31. More information and links will be announced.
> If you would like to contact CACC about this issue, visit Christina Cree,
> Communications 360-810-0902 or write CACC at wsdot.wa.gov
> We must act to preserve the remaining green spaces in southern King County
> On Fri, Aug 12, 2022 at 6:21 AM Vicki <vickibiltz at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi, so, I attended the meeting, which was chaos, and the speaker
>> discussed too many things on his agenda, which ticked me off.
>> But, the 6 mile area touches near the west side of Lake Tapps, takes
>> over part of the Green River, and touches the north east part of Enumclaw.
>> Although Veazie Marsh is not directly within the perimeter that was mapped
>> out, it would be terribly affected by this.
>> This airport is for CARGO, and the statement was, they are practically
>> giving the land away. It also butts up against Muckleshoots Amphitheater.
>> Makes me wonder whose land they plan on including here.
>> This is a flat area, for the most part and great winter birding is
>> scattered everywhere. And it is mostly pasture and farmland they will be
>> of course whittling away at more precious open space that needs protection.
>> Please contact the powers that be in your area and help fight this.
>> There is room at Paine Field, according to what was shared.
>> Unfortunately very little information of substance was actually shared
>> at this meeting, which was outside with little ability to hear the majority
>> of the conversation.
>> Vicki Biltz
>> Buckley, WA 98321
>> vickibiltz at gmail.com
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