Archive For The “Grassroots” Category

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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Senator Avella Announces Analysis of Official Data Proving Significant Noise Impacts on Community from LaGuardia Air Traffic

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Senator Avella Announces Analysis of Official Data Proving Significant Noise Impacts on Community from LaGuardia Air Traffic

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY Monday, August 29, 2016 Contact: Conner Quinn (718) 357 3094 | (347) 530 5922 **ADVISORY** Senator Avella Announces Analysis of Official Data Proving Significant Noise Impacts on Community from LaGuardia Air Traffic Queens, NY   –   Tomorrow, August 30th at 11:00 AM, State Senator Tony Avella will stand with members of Queens Quiet Skies…

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Hold the FAA accountable for airplane noise

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Hold the FAA accountable for airplane noise

Send Letters to President Obama and Congress Click here to sign the petition. While airplanes used to mostly fly over unpopulated areas, new satelite-based technologies are allowing airplanes to fly closer together and over wider swaths of our cities. This has resulted in a huge increase in aircraft noise and air pollution in many of…

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Sen. Schumer and Sen. Gillibrand Tell It to the FAA

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Sen. Schumer and Sen. Gillibrand Tell It to the FAA

Sen. Chuck Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand have written a letter to the FAA outlining the concerns they share with all of us about the impact of the agency’s actions on our lives in the past few years. I have attached the letter to this email. Queens Quiet Skies worked closely with the Senator’s staff…

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Aviation Noise Complaint in Throggs Neck is Recognized

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Aviation Noise Complaint in Throggs Neck is Recognized

US Representative Joseph Crowley is advocating for aviation noise study based on aviation noise complaints from Throggs Neck residents. Click on the link to read more: http://bronx.news12.com/news/residents-complain-of-noise-from-laguardia-airport-1.11823292

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Idea of Facilitator is Being Challenged

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Idea of Facilitator is Being Challenged

Times Ledger posted an article  “New York’s LaGuardia, Long in Tatters, Borrows Big for Facelift” dated May 19, 2016. This article summarized the political rift in formalizing the recognition of LaGuardia Airport roundtable. Senator Avella is pushing for a facilitator because he believed it would provide fair inputs from his communities. Thus, any action from…

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