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Quiet Skies Caucus gets funding to combat aircraft noise

Photo credit: Pixabay by Arline L. Bronzaft, Ph.D., Board of Directors, GrowNYC, Co-founder, The Quiet Coalition, and Honorary Chair, Quiet American Skies The Quiet Skies Caucus, headed by Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, enthusiastically announced last week that it was able to get funding “to combat aircraft noise in [the] Appropriations Bill.” Essentially, the provisions included

The race to allow air taxis even as the people try to fight helicopter noise

Photo credit: Archer by Arline L. Bronzaft, Ph.D., Board of Directors, GrowNYC, Co-founder, The Quiet Coalition, and Honorary Chair, Quiet American Skies Just as federal and local representatives are trying to limit nonessential helicopter travel over New York City, we learn that urban air taxis--electric vertical-takeoff-and landing vehicles, known as eVTOLs--will soon be filling the

Battle over the East Hampton Airport

Photo credit: Americasroof licensed under CC BY-SA 2.5 by Arline L. Bronzaft, Ph.D., Board of Directors, GrowNYC, Co-founder, The Quiet Coalition, and Honorary Chair, Quiet American Skies The East Hampton Airport, which has given New Yorkers access to the beaches of the Hamptons via helicopters, will be closing down for a very short period. It

Aviation, Noise, Pollution and Health: Connecting the Dots

On June 16th, Quiet Communities will host the second conference of its Quest for Quiet series entitled, Aviation Noise, Pollution, and Health: Connecting the Dots. To register, visit the conference web page. Aviation Noise, Pollution and Health: Connecting the Dots features leading scientific and medical researchers, community leaders and legal experts. The 2.5 hour conference

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