Port of Seattle Commission turns the first U.S. port vouching a 10 year goal transition to sustainable aviation

Published on : Wednesday, December 27, 2017

seattleAfter setting specific timetable and goals for the reduction of fossil fuels and transitioning all airlines at the Seattle Tacoma International airport to commercially competitive sustainable aviation fuels the Port of Seattle Commission turns the first US port with a ten year goal to transition to sustainable aviation fuels.



A minimum of 10 percent of available jet fuel has to be produced locally from sustainable sources as per the Commission within a span of ten years increasing to 50 percent by 2050.



Port’s work should be less reliable fossil fuels and airlines should move to to sustainable aviation fuels (SAF).



In 2016 the Port had worked with Boeing and Alaska Airlines for a first-of-its-kind study to identify the best infrastructure options for the delivery of SAF to Sea-Tac.



Work was also conducted on Carbon War Room and a report analyzing supply chain financing options was produced.



The Port expects the timetable to create a market signal and facilitate the establishment of a domestic orlocal source of SAF at a commercially competitive rate.



The motion further recognizes the environmental impact to local communities and how SAF could bring the additional benefit of reducing ultrafine particles (UFPs) reflecting a detrimental impact on air quality and human health.



Port of Seattle Commissioner Fred Felleman said with the growing airport needs should be met with bold efforts. There should be efforts to reduce effects on the environment and the surrounding communities.



He felt fortunate for being able to facilitate the work pioneered by Commissioner Creighton to keep Sea-Tac a national leader in sustainable aviation fuels.



The Port of Seattle Century Agenda tasked to  reduce greenhouse gas emissions as the Port does not have direct control over, but can influence, by 50 percent by 2030 .


It should meet increased energy needs through conservation and renewable sources.




Washington State Governor Jay Inslee said that innovative and world-changing ideas come from their state, the technology companies bringing change in the course of daily life had started here. Currently they were banking on environmental innovations that will help in the transition of industry from the harmful fossil fuels.



Port of Seattle Commissioner Stephanie Bowman said  that the health of their community was important and this effort will lead to cleaner fuels and better environment.

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