Ruling allows biofuel mix in jet engines, paving way for industry growth in Washington
Puget Sound Business Journal
Biofuel may be used to power commercial flights. Rules for the refining of jet biofuel were released July 1 by ASTM International creating a significant opening for the renewable fuels industry in Washington state. Previously, air carriers were disallowed from using biofuel for passenger flights, although several demonstration flights show its potential.
Mayor and Council President announce package to support job creation in Seattle
Mayor Mike McGinn blog
Mayor McGinn and Council President Conlin announced a regulatory reform package formed by a panel of developers, neighborhood activists, design professionals, labor leaders, and environmentalists to reduce regulatory burdens that hinder job creation. More information can be found here.
ABC News films ‘Made in America’ segment in Seattle
Queen Anne View
ABC World News is filming a segment in Seattle as part of their ongoing series called “Made in America,” which airs weeknights at 5:30 p.m., on Channel 4. The series reports on manufactured goods made in the US. Some stores and places highlighted will be clothing stores that sell merchandise made only locally and a bike clothing store that sells apparel made only in Seattle.