Posts Tagged “Columbia University”

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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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 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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Article: new study sheds light on Queens airplane noise and house sales correlation

Article: new study sheds light on Queens airplane noise and house sales correlation

“Brookville, Howard Beach and Flushing had 96 percent, 88 percent and 66 percent of homes respectively listed in noise-burdened zones. This depicts a pattern of people leaving for greener pastures.” “Last Year, a study from Columbia University showed that the anxiety and depression likely caused by airplane noise could be taking a year of life…

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Cost-Effectiveness of the Year-Round Use of the ‘TNNIS Climb’ In Queens, NY, USA

Cost-Effectiveness of the Year-Round Use of the ‘TNNIS Climb’ In Queens, NY, USA

Brian Will of Queens Quiet Skies and Dr. Zafar Zafari of the University of Maryland presented at the Aviation Noise and Emissions Symposium in Jacksonville, FL. The event took place this past March. The presentation is titled: Cost-Effectiveness of the Year-Round Use of the ‘TNNIS Climb’ In Queens, NY, USA. It summarizes the conclusions of a…

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