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From QChron.com: Delta Airlines is making Queens’ skies a little quieter. The airline announced on March 2 that it will no longer be regularly flying the approximately 30 MD-88 aircrafts it operated daily. Less noisy and more fuel-efficient planes — Boeing 737s, Airbus A320s and a limited group of MD-90s — will fly on the […] Read More

From the Queens Chronicle: Total Republican control of Washington hasn’t discouraged some Queens lawmakers from pushing a bill to make information about the health effects of airplane noise and emissions available to the Federal Aviation Administration. The Airplane Impacts Mitigation Act, which was introduced by Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.), is co-sponsored by Reps. Joe Crowley […] Read More

Members of the General Public who have joined the LGA Part 150 Study mailing list, Attached please find the 14 CFR Part 150 Airport Noise and Land Use Compatibility Study Newsletter for LaGuardia Airport (LGA).  This is the fourth in a series that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is distributing to […] Read More

From Rep. Lynch's Official Page: BOSTON, MA – This week, Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston), joined by members of the bipartisan Quiet Skies Caucus, introduced H.R. 598, the Airplane Impacts Mitigation (AIM) Act of 2017. As communities across the country continue to face increasing levels and durations of airplane noise, Congressman Lynch and his colleagues […] Read More

From Queens Tribune: Newly elected U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-Huntington) took steps early in his tenure to address the problem of airplane noise in northeast Queens by visiting LaGuardia’s air traffic controllers alongside several community advocates on Wednesday. Suozzi took part in conversations on flight paths, technology and noise levels. “I look forward to working […] Read More

From Queens Chronicle: When planes flying the vexatious and narrow TNNIS flight path from LaGuardia Airport roar over Flushing and Bayside, they’re hard to ignore.   The supposedly daytime route’s acute noise has been a major nuisance to quiet skies advocates ever since the Federal Aviation Administration made it permanent in 2012 to make room […] Read More

Dear Neighbors -- I hope you won't mind getting another email this week.  I try to keep the numbers of emails down so no one will feel bombarded by messages from QQS.  But I thought many of you might want to know how yesterday's press conference went. Months ago, QQS Vice President Brian Will had an […] Read More

From CBS New York: NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Residents of northeast Queens claim airplane noise from LaGuardia Airport has increased over their heads. Brian Will, of the group Queens Quiet Skies, said people have been moving out of his Flushing neighborhood because the airplane noise has become unbearable. “There are some folks who say, ‘Well, you live […] Read More

From TimesLedger.com: State Sen. Toby Stavisky (D-Flushing) revealed new data indicating that the airplane noise levels in Flushing are above the acceptable limit set by the Federal Aviation Administration. She was joined by state Sen. Joseph Addabbo Jr. (D-Howard Beach), City Councilman Peter Koo (D-Flushing) and community leaders, who all called for regulation on airplane […] Read More

From QNS.com: New data collected from a sound monitor in Flushing revealed a boost in aircraft noise, which violates regulations set by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The data from the sound monitor located on Franklin Avenue was the focus of a July 27 meeting attended by state Senators Toby Ann Stavisky and Joe Addabbo, Councilman […] Read More

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