NOAA botched decision to move Seattle fleet to Oregon, audit finds
Before deciding to move its research fleet from Seattle to Newport, Ore., the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) failed to adequately consider the possibly cheaper option of existing federal facilities in Seattle, a federal auditor’s report says. Please click here to view Senator Maria Cantwell’s full press release.
NDC partners with the City of Seattle and Seattle Steam on a $32 million investment
National Development Council
The National Development Council (NDC) today announced the closing of a $32 million New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) deal that will allow Seattle Steam, a privately-owned district heating utility, to convert its boiler from natural gas to biomass. “With their expertise in NMTCs and other financing tools, NDC plays a vital role in helping us move forward projects like Seattle Steam that are important to Seattle,” said Steve Johnson, Acting Director of the Office of Economic Development.
Get ready for fireworks in Seattle and Bellevue
Civic pride and spectacular fireworks will be on display at Seattle’s Family 4th at Lake Union, “A Celebration For The People, By The People,” paid for by hundreds of businesses and individuals who stepped up to ensure that the popular annual celebration would go on this year.
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