2020 News Archive:
February 27, 2020. Read this LETTER from a local resident to Washington's Attorney General regarding Navy's releases of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (“PFAS”) to public waters, with negative health effects to humans, wildlife, and drinking water resources.
February 13, 2020: Take note! Rep. Rick Larsen invites constituents to meet him for a Presidents’ Day Town Hall meeting from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Monday, February 17, 2020 at the Orcas Island Fire and Rescue Station in Eastsound. This is an opportunity for Larsen to hear directly from constituents about important issues in an informal setting. Let him hear how the growler jets are impacting you. ****** Plans are in the works for a meeting on Orcas in April to discuss Growler jet impacts. More details will follow....
January 15, 2020: The Annual Report of reported jet noise incidents is available HERE. Noise reports for 2019 were 59% higher than the average of the previous 4 years. Persons who live in, or who visit our region are invited to submit a jet noise report if they are annoyed by excessive jet noise.