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Paine Field recertified as being salmon-safe


Last updated 11/5/2021 at 10:12am

Photo courtesy of Sierra Club

Paine Field has been deemed safe on salmon by the Oregon-based nonprofit, Salmon-Safe.

Paine Field has recently earned recertification as salmon-safe by the Oregon-based environmental non-profit Salmon-Safe.

The airport originally earned this certification in 2019 for its efforts to maintain water quality and natural habitat that supports the environmental needs of salmon.

To maintain its certification, the airport participates in a third-party verification process, including a site inspection to evaluate airport environmental programs including landscape practices, stormwater treatment, and review of documentation on water quality and flow.

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