Don’t let used cooking oil go to waste! What’s cooking for that leftover kitchen grease after your Thanksgiving feast? Perhaps a second life as a local source of sustainably refined biodiesel fuel!
County funding for BNSF Eastside rail corridor proposed Approximately 25 miles of the BNSF Eastside rail corridor will be put in public ownership in perpetuity under a $26 million funding proposal transmitted today by King County Executive Kurt Triplett to the King County Council for approval.
North Bend receives funding for high-risk flood areas North Bend neighborhoods will receive much-needed flood mitigation funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) this winter. The federal funds will be used to elevate or buy out homes in high-risk flood areas to prevent future loss and damage.
King County adds new alert system to public safety tools for flood season King County residents and business owners have a new tool available to them this fall that can help them stay safer during flood season: A new, automated flood alert system is now available and provides real-time messages by phone, text or e-mail warning of potential high water on more than a half-dozen rivers.
Celebrate sanitation on ‘World Toilet Day’ County offers free treatment plant tours, Nov. 19
Potty humor might get laughs, but inadequate sanitation is a serious matter to the 2.5 billion people who lack access to proper toilets and safe sewage treatment.