Santa Cruz Sentinel – August 9, 2019 – Opinion/Guest Commentary – Making our voices heard over jet noise

Posted on August 9, 2019


Santa Cruz Sentinel – August 9, 2019 – Opinion/Guest Commentary – Making our voices heard over jet noise

Guest Commentary
Making our voices heard over jet noise
By John Leopold
August 9, 2019 at 5:00 am

Santa Cruz County is on the verge of a victory for democracy in dealing with a federal agency that has no history of working with local government. We cannot let that opportunity slip by, especially when it can bring relief to so many members of our community.

In March 2015, without the benefit of even one community meeting, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) moved the SFO arrivals flight path over Santa Cruz county 3 miles. While that sounds innocuous, the impact has been…

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