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September 23, 2019 Newsletter

September 23, 2019 Newsletter

Dear Neighbors,There’s evidence this month that our voices are being heard.  Read on…  DOT INSPECTOR GENERAL’S REPORT ON NEXTGEN NAVIGATION The Inspector General of the Department of Transportation issued a report last month about how and whether the FAA is meeting expectations with its NextGen Performance-Based Navigation program.  NextGen is the satellite-based navigation system that…

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August 20, 2019 Newsletter

August 20, 2019 Newsletter

Dear Neighbors, Most of us have had a noisy summer.  There’s news and views about that and more in this edition of the Newsletter. But first, a word about links in MailChimp.  We moved the list to MailChimp nine months ago.  Some people have had trouble opening the links in our Newsletters, some have not….

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June 23, 2019 Newsletter

June 23, 2019 Newsletter

Dear Neighbors, There’s some big news this week.  Many of you are frustrated and think we can’t make change.  I say otherwise.  We always said it would be slow but it’s happening. GAO TO AUDIT FAA NOISE METRICS AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH The Government Accountability Office is a federal agency that works for Congress.  The GAO’s…

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September 22, 2018 Newsletter

September 22, 2018 Newsletter

THE FAA REAUTHORIZATION ACT OF 2018 Dear neighbors — This morning, the House of Representatives’ Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee released a draft proposal for the new FAA Reauthorization Act (H.R. 302).  Here is the link to the proposed legislation: https://docs.house.gov/billsthisweek/20180924/HR302.pdf We’ve talked about the FAA Reauthorization Act for several years now.  It contains directions from…

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September 10, 2018 Newsletter

September 10, 2018 Newsletter

Letter from Rep. Grace Meng to US Dept of Transportation Dear Neighbors — I am attaching a letter that Rep. Grace Meng wrote to Dept of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao on our behalf.  It asks for action on several items.   It’s a terrific letter.  Rep. Meng first discusses the Columbia-QQS public health study that came…

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August 27, 2018 Newsletter

August 27, 2018 Newsletter

Tennis is More Important Than Your Child’s Life / AirNoise Dear Neighbors — One more short Newsletter to round out this busy month of August 2018. IT’S OFFICIAL: A TENNIS MATCH IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN YOUR CHILD’S LIFE It’s U.S. Open time again.  Time for planes at 75+ decibels every 60 seconds on the TNNIS…

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