Archive For The “Grassroots” Category

Senator Avella Requesting a Facilitator for the Roundtable

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Senator Avella Requesting a Facilitator for the Roundtable

Given that the past roundtables were not on track with their agendas and discussion, Senator Avella is requesting an independent facilitator for the rountable. He felt this would alleviate the impartial discussions and would expedite a complete decision making from the communities. The next roundtable is scheduled on Thursday, May 19, 2016. Clink on the…

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Jackson Heights Town Hall Meeting with the FAA

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Jackson Heights Town Hall Meeting with the FAA

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

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Queens Quiet Skies Discusses Drastic Increases In Airplane Noise

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Queens Quiet Skies Discusses Drastic Increases In 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.

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Jackson Heights Residents Working to Stop the Noise!

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Jackson Heights Residents Working to Stop the Noise!

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Latest Comments for Senator Schumer

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Latest Comments for Senator Schumer

November 17, 2014 1. What is the Problem? The problem in Northeast Queens is primarily a new, low altitude, NextGen flight route called TNNIS. The route was implemented in an area that *NEVER* had a permanent flight route over it’s 200,000 residents before. It’s predecessor, the Flushing Climb, was used only during the US Open,…

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Comments from QQS Community to US Senator Chuck Schumer

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Comments from QQS Community to US Senator Chuck Schumer

NOVEMBER 18, 2014 2 COMMENTS POSTED COMMENTS FROM MARILYN CHAPATEAU SOLUTIONS – JFK Noise Mitigation 1. Change the ‘Runway Rotations” more frequently than 8 hours, especially in the overnight, evenings and early mornings so the same areas aren’t impacted at the same time most days. 2. Make arrivals come in at higher altitudes. 3. Departures…

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