Profit motive wins over air quality in Mukilteo

Let’s talk air quality in Mukilteo. I live a mile away from Boeing and Paine Field, close to Mukilteo Elementary School. The last five days I haven’t been able to work outside on my property because of the ugly smell produced from Boeing’s engine testing.

Before the commercial airline service was approved for Paine Field, I used to be able to run on the west side of Paine Field at 44th Avenue. Forget it now. The air pollution there is poisonous.

It boils down to the fact that it’s more important for Boeing and the airlines to make a financial profit than to have Mukilteo citizens live and breath in a healthy environment.

Greg Breyerlein


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