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Press Release – February 26, 2020 – Representative Stephen Lynch’s Website – Rep. Lynch And Quiet Skies Caucus Disappointed With FAA Response To Airplane Noise

Posted on February 28, 2020


Rep. Lynch And Quiet Skies Caucus Disappointed With FAA Response To Airplane Noise

The Caucus members had expressed serious concerns about airplane and helicopter noise and the FAA’s lack of responsiveness to impacted communities.
Feb 26, 2020

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Stephen F. Lynch (MA-08) and Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), co-chairs of the Quiet Skies Caucus, and Caucus Vice-Chairs U.S. Representatives Tom Suozzi (NY-03) and Mike Quigley (IL-05), released a statement today on the inadequate response they received from Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Stephen Dickson on their concerns on airplane noise. During a meeting with Administrator Dickson in October 2019, Caucus members expressed serious concerns about airplane and helicopter noise and the FAA’s lack of responsiveness to impacted communities. The Caucus had previously requested information on FAA’s plans to mitigate the impacts on these communities but found the response from Administrator Dickson disappointing both prior to and during their meeting.

“Administrator Dickson’s response to our detailed questionnaire was…”

 

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