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A Letter from Senator Schumer to the FAA

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A Letter from Senator Schumer to the FAA

  In October, the FAA named Julie Marks, formerly of its Environmental Department, as the Community Involvement Manager for Airspace Projects. This only happened because of your efforts over the past 4 years, aided by our elected officials and with the cooperation of the many other community organizations around the country who are working with…

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Jet Engine Exhaust a Threat to Public Health

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Jet Engine Exhaust a Threat to Public Health

EPA has declared jet engine exhaust a threat to public health. President Janet McEneaney added that it has an effect on developing children and fetuses. The new jet engine emission standards are set to be release in January 2017. Read more about it from Queens Chronicle: http://www.qchron.com/editions/queenswide/airplane-pollution-to-be-overseen-by-epa/article_dcc73a7a-c61d-5f12-8dd8-848e298ae851.html?TNNoMobile

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EPA Now Regulates Commercial Airlines

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EPA Now Regulates Commercial Airlines

The Environmental Protection Agency can regulate commercial airlines based on their “endangerment finding”. Commercial airline has the largest unregulated carbon emission until today. Read about it from NY Daily News: EPA to regulate plane pollution to curb climate change

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POTUS on Airplane Pollution

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POTUS on Airplane Pollution

President Obama is working to reduce airplane pollution by proposing stronger regulation against airplane pollution. This is all part of the climate change policy. It will set a fair policy because past airplane regulation were heavily influenced by airline lobbyist. Click below to read more from the NYT Article: Next Item on Obama‚Äôs Climate Agenda:…

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LaGuardia Noise Exposure Map to be released on Tuesday

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LaGuardia Noise Exposure Map to be released on Tuesday

The Part 150 study has reached its definitive stage and our draft noise exposure map will be unveiled at the next LGA technical meeting on Tuesday, June 21st at 1PM. This map will be the basis of any noise abatement plan we may receive. The map is a first draft and could be revised if…

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Rep Grace Meng Stops FAA on Newark

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Rep Grace Meng Stops FAA on Newark

Representative Grace Meng once again stop FAA from forcing additional airplane noise in Queens, NY. FAA tried to install a third runway for Newark Airport. Corrections on June 19, 2016: The author of the article updated the contents on 06/16/2016. Read about it here: http://www.qchron.com/editions/central/meng-concerned-about-faa-flight-plan/article_c2479978-2f22-11e6-b304-2f3bf0df15ba.html

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