Posts Tagged “EPA”

Hold the FAA accountable for airplane noise

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Hold the FAA accountable for airplane noise

Send Letters to President Obama and Congress Click here to sign the petition. While airplanes used to mostly fly over unpopulated areas, new satelite-based technologies are allowing airplanes to fly closer together and over wider swaths of our cities. This has resulted in a huge increase in aircraft noise and air pollution in many of…

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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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