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Article: new study sheds light on Queens airplane noise and house sales correlation

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Article: new study sheds light on Queens airplane noise and house sales correlation

“Brookville, Howard Beach and Flushing had 96 percent, 88 percent and 66 percent of homes respectively listed in noise-burdened zones. This depicts a pattern of people leaving for greener pastures.” “Last Year, a study from Columbia University showed that the anxiety and depression likely caused by airplane noise could be taking a year of life…

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Cost-Effectiveness of the Year-Round Use of the ‘TNNIS Climb’ In Queens, NY, USA

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Cost-Effectiveness of the Year-Round Use of the ‘TNNIS Climb’ In Queens, NY, USA

Brian Will of Queens Quiet Skies and Dr. Zafar Zafari of the University of Maryland presented at the Aviation Noise and Emissions Symposium in Jacksonville, FL. The event took place this past March. The presentation is titled: Cost-Effectiveness of the Year-Round Use of the ‘TNNIS Climb’ In Queens, NY, USA. It summarizes the conclusions of a…

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Latest Press Articles – February 2019

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Latest Press Articles – February 2019

Welcome back to our website after a year-long break. We have a partnership activity with Columbia University to monitor air traffic noise and study flight patterns around LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy Airport. We are still advocating for quiet skies and chiming in for regulatory comments behind the scenes. Last year’s political environment was extremely…

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December Newsletter

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December Newsletter

Dear neighbors: Usually, the end of the year is a quiet time (although not, unfortunately, in our skies).  This month, though, there’s a lot happening.  I am going to start with two announcements this evening and a little news  I may have more to share later in the month.   ——————————————————————————————————————————   AIRNOISE IS HERE…

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October Newsletter

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October Newsletter

Dear Neighbors: There’s been some news in the past few weeks that I want to share with you.   THE CITY OF PHOENIX WINS ITS LAWSUIT AGAINST THE FAA   At the end of August, the Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit issued its decision in the City of Phoenix’s petition asking the FAA…

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August Newsletter

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August Newsletter

 Dear Neighbors —   This has been a bad summer for aviation noise.   It has often felt as though we were back in 2012, with no relief in sight.  I have had complaints from QQS members in Woodside, Sunnyside, Maspeth, MIddle Village, Rego Park, Forest HIlls, Richmond Hill, all of northeast Queens, even Port Washington…

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