On February 11th, QQS will be speaking at a meeting of the Northwest Bayside Civic Association. The meeting will be held from 7:00 PM to 9 PM at the church at 201-03 29h Avenue in Bayside. Come see our new PowerPoint presentation!
Queens Quiet Skies has entered new territory along the help of State Senator Tony Avella. Taking cues from a superb Minnesota environmental group called MSP Fair Skies, we have submitted FOIA requests of the FAA through the Senator’s office. We will attempt to use the data in educating the public about our continuously changing airspace. Until…
Queens Buzz covers the Jackson Heights town hall and raises some important points about what was (and wasn’t) said. There is a wealth of valuable technical information in this article. Click on the link below for the article. Jackson Heights, Corona & Queens Voice Concerns Regarding LGA Airplane Noise
http://www.ny1.com/nyc/queens/news/2015/10/12/flushing-residents-hope-proposed-legislation-will-decrease-airplane-noise.html ___________________________________________________________ Queens Quiet Skies discusses the NextGen noise disaster and what to do about it with NY1 journalist Shannan Ferry.
http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20151020/jackson-heights/hundreds-pack-town-hall-on-airplane-noise-jackson-heights ________________________________________________________________ Larger aircraft with more engines, at closer intervals, over more hours per day, at lower altitudes = an unlivable level and hazardous level of noise. Jackson Heights knows how to represent!
Don’t forget to take the pledge to NOT FLY on October 24th, 2015. Please go to http://noflyday.org/ to take the pledge and join the cause. Several groups in Phoenix, Santa Cruz, Minneapolis and elsewhere will be conducting simultaneous rallies on No Fly Day.