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August 24, 2018 Newsletter

August 24, 2018 Newsletter

U.S. Senate News and Another Press Roundup Dear Neighbors — I hope you will not feel as bombarded this week by QQS emails as we usually do by airplanes.  But I have more news to share and more press clippings, too. These press items came from our amazing long-time member, Maria Becce, who is one…

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August 22, 2018 Newsletter

August 22, 2018 Newsletter

Columbia Univ. Public Health Study in the News Dear Neighbors: The Columbia University School of Public Health study has been making the news this week.  Thanks to everyone who spoke at and turned out for the press conference yesterday — Sen. Tony Avella, AM Ed Braunstein, representatives of Rep. Grace Meng and Rep. Tom Suozzi…

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August 15, 2018 Newsletter

August 15, 2018 Newsletter

Columbia U public health study of TNNIS RNAV published. Dear Neighbors — Today, an article by a team of researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health was published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.  It is a study of the TNNIS RNAV, the NextGen departure route that has caused so…

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December 7, 2017 Newsletter

December 7, 2017 Newsletter

Dear neighbors: Usually, the end of the year is a quiet time (although not, unfortunately, in our skies).  This month, though, there’s a lot happening.  I am going to start with two announcements this evening and a little news  I may have more to share later in the month.   ——————————————————————————————————————————   AIRNOISE IS HERE…

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October 10, 2017 Newsletter

October 10, 2017 Newsletter

Dear Neighbors: There’s been some news in the past few weeks that I want to share with you.   THE CITY OF PHOENIX WINS ITS LAWSUIT AGAINST THE FAA   At the end of August, the Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit issued its decision in the City of Phoenix’s petition asking the FAA…

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August 27, 2017 Newsletter

August 27, 2017 Newsletter

 Dear Neighbors —   This has been a bad summer for aviation noise.   It has often felt as though we were back in 2012, with no relief in sight.  I have had complaints from QQS members in Woodside, Sunnyside, Maspeth, MIddle Village, Rego Park, Forest HIlls, Richmond Hill, all of northeast Queens, even Port Washington…

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