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Press Release – June 18, 2019 – Congressman Adam Schiff Website – Accountability Office to Investigate Noise Impacts of FAA’s New Flight Routes

Posted on June 20, 2019

Press Release – June 18, 2019 – Congressman Adam Schiff

Washington, D.C. – Today, Reps. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks), and 27 other Members of Congress asked the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to investigate how the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has handled aviation noise impacts while implementing the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) in major metropolitan areas, including near the Hollywood Burbank Airport.

“We would like the GAO to review how the FAA measures aircraft noise, how it evaluates and mitigates noise impacts, and the extent to which the FAA conducts public outreach and responds to public comments regarding noise impacts,” the Members wrote in the letter.

The study would address noise disruptions that …

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