The FAA sent its response letter a few months after receiving the letters from various member towns in the coalition.
The session has valuable information regarding many aspects of the process. Two factors stood out during the group's dealings with the FAA. Those are referred to towards the end of the presentation. They concern the FAA's excellent delaying techniques and labeling of noise as being "a perception problem".
[ Winter 2014 ]
Growing up, Francesca Dominici lived about a mile from Ciampino Airport, the second busiest in Rome. As she remembers it, the greatest nuisance from the roar of aircraft over her home was that she couldn’t hear her friends when talking on the phone.
Fast forward a few decades. Now professor of biostatistics and senior associate dean for research at Harvard School of Public Health, Dominici is a renowned expert in analyzing huge data sets to ferret out hiddenenvironmental causes of disease. And her latest finding, published in October 2013 in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), has reverberated across the field.
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On Thursday December 3rd, 2015 the FAA held a meeting with the citizens of Milton and Greater Boston area who are affected by NextGen implementation. Our Home Page has the PR from Rep. Lynch's office. Click here for an article on WGBH about this topic.
Belmont Media Center has invited us to promote our group on the "What's Going On?". The show's host, Jan Knight speaks with Adriana Poole, our chair for this first segment. A follow up show regarding No Fly Day Protest footage and updates will air in mid-November and will include other Steering Committee Members. You can always watch the shows online by clicking here:
Produced and hosted by volunteers from the Belmont Council on Aging, "What's Going On" is part local news round-up, part community calendar and part news and information for Belmont seniors.
Hosts include local residents Dolores Vidal, Janette Cranshaw.
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BWFS sent a letter signed by eighteen of our members to Ms.Pollack on Septermber 30, 3015. We received a prompt response.