Posts Tagged “quiet communities act”

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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When The Fox Guards the Hen House

When The Fox Guards the Hen House

Sen. Chuck Schumer, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. Grace Meng have introduced into Congress the Quiet Communities Act. The proposed legislation would return funding to the EPA’s Office of Noise Abatement and Control. ONAC used to enforce environmental regulations that curbed aviation noise as a public health and safety measure. It was gutted by the…

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