Archive For The “Research” Category

Jason Plautz of the National Journal ft. QQS Members

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Jason Plautz of the National Journal ft. QQS Members

Here’s an excellent article by Jason Plautz of the National Journal. Our own QQS members were interviewed for it, along with our elected officials. This link will take you to an “unlocked” version of the article. After October 10th, though, you will not be able to read it via this link without a subscription. Jason…

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Increases in LGA Departures Over Northeast Queens, Jackson Heights, & Woodside

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Increases in LGA Departures Over Northeast Queens, Jackson Heights, & Woodside

This report will be the first in a series of releases that help to accomplish our stated goals. Through the expanded use of the Freedom of Information Act requests, QQS has acquired long desired data on NextGen flight routes like the TNNIS Climb as well as a wealth of data on both airports. Further, the…

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Estimated Excess Morbidity and Mortality Caused by Air Pollution

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Estimated Excess Morbidity and Mortality Caused by Air Pollution

John Bailey, of the Southeast Torrance (California) Homeowners Association, shared this study today. It shows that what we’ve been saying is true: people are dying from increased aviation-related air pollution. Estimated Excess Morbidity and Mortality Caused by Air Pollution above American Thoracic Society–Recommended Standards, 2011–2013

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People Living in Noise Pollution are Less Likely to Exercise

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People Living in Noise Pollution are Less Likely to Exercise

The European Commission conducted a study using data from 2011. The study found an indirect connection between noise annoyance and cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and obesity. Click on the link below to read the study: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/integration/research/newsalert/pdf/noise_pollution_may_make_people_less_likely_to_exercise_463na1_en.pdf

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Airplane Noise Stays the Same After FAA Study

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Airplane Noise Stays the Same After FAA Study

There is no sight of relief after FAA publishes their Part 150 study. The study is totally flawed and did not include the assessment of airplane noise impact on communities.   Click here to read more: http://www.qchron.com/editions/queenswide/not-much-change-in-plane-noise-patterns/article_4eb9b9ae-dcdc-5bce-81c3-939371cbd077.html?TNNoMobile

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Harvard University Found Cardiovascular Disease Linked to Aviation Noise

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Harvard University Found Cardiovascular Disease Linked to Aviation Noise

The Harvard School of Public Health found that people living under the aviation noise that are 10 decibels higher have a 3.5% cardiovascular hospital admission rate. The empirical study found that cardiovascular hospital admission rate are higher among older people. The increase of aviation noise contributes to stress and increased blood pressure. This study was…

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