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QQS President Janet McEneaney @ Live Presentation

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QQS President Janet McEneaney @ Live Presentation

UPCOMING EVENTS QQS President Janet McEneaney will be representing our members as a speaker at two events this month. The first is the New Visions Democratic Club meeting on October 13th at 8 PM. We thank CM Danny Dromm, one of our earliest and strongest supporters, for the invitation. It will take place at the…

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Jason Plautz of the National Journal ft. QQS Members

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Jason Plautz of the National Journal ft. QQS Members

Here’s an excellent article by Jason Plautz of the National Journal. Our own QQS members were interviewed for it, along with our elected officials. This link will take you to an “unlocked” version of the article. After October 10th, though, you will not be able to read it via this link without a subscription. Jason…

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When The Fox Guards the Hen House

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When The Fox Guards the Hen House

Sen. Chuck Schumer, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. Grace Meng have introduced into Congress the Quiet Communities Act. The proposed legislation would return funding to the EPA’s Office of Noise Abatement and Control. ONAC used to enforce environmental regulations that curbed aviation noise as a public health and safety measure. It was gutted by the…

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Waiting for Some Answers About the Alleged Cause of Air Traffic Delays

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Waiting for Some Answers About the Alleged Cause of Air Traffic Delays

The airlines have been campaigning for NextGen satellite GPS navigation technology and privatizing air traffic control. The drumbeat continues. We keep hearing that “antiquated” air traffic control — as well as little old homely LaGuardia Airport — are the source of delays that back up our entire country’s air traffic system. We’ve never seen any…

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報告:飛機飛過皇后區上空架次大幅增加

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報告:飛機飛過皇后區上空架次大幅增加

皇后區居民深受高分貝飛機噪音困擾,抗議之聲不斷。今天,公民權益組織「安靜天空」,發佈了一個報告,顯示飛機飛過皇后區的數據,更是驚人。來看詳細報導。 紐約州參議員Tony Avella:「作為附近的居民,我們都知道飛機噪音的問題,不過看到數據報告後,還是很震驚,這個數字上漲得非常過分。」 http://www.ntdtv.com/xtr/b5/2016/08/31/a1283983.html

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Increases in LGA Departures Over Northeast Queens, Jackson Heights, & Woodside

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Increases in LGA Departures Over Northeast Queens, Jackson Heights, & Woodside

This report will be the first in a series of releases that help to accomplish our stated goals. Through the expanded use of the Freedom of Information Act requests, QQS has acquired long desired data on NextGen flight routes like the TNNIS Climb as well as a wealth of data on both airports. Further, the…

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