US FAA awarded its largest Voluntary Airport Low Emission grant for an $18.3 million project at Seattle-Tacoma International to improve air quality and reduce the use of conventional fuels at the airport. With the VALE grant, Sea-Tac will install a centralized pre-conditioned air plant that will enable aircraft arriving at gates to shut off their APUs and connect to a cleaner central heating and cooling system, greatly reducing aircraft emissions on the ground. FAA Administrator Randy ...

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