Thank you to all who have recently joined the cause, and for reporting intrusive jet noise!
Please review the following communications that involve core items of our advocacy, including our position about next steps on FAA’s review of aircraft noise policy.
COMING UP THIS WEDNESDAY!
1:00 PM SCSC Special meeting
Note: We are looking to learn more about the SCSC notice that states:
"All activity of the SCSC Roundtable is currently paused, with the exception that the SCSC Roundtable will meet for a Special Meeting on May 26. Further updates will be provided when regular activities will resume.All questions may be directed to: Cities Association of Santa Clara County President Marico Sayoc & 1st Vice President Chappie Jones at: SCSCRoundtable@gmail.com,
NOON - 1:30 PM SFO Technical Working Group
Note: Agenda Item 2 has SFO presentations on the “overlays” and “innovative” procedures relating to SFO’s planned new landing system. We are calling for an environmental assessment that considers the cumulative ground noise impacts for all GBAS plans. Among our concerns is the loss of reprieve that we currently have when there are weather constraints which the new landing system could change to cause more noise for arrival communities.
On May 6, the United States Court of Appeals heard for the DC Circuit heard the below,
We shared in April 2020 Colorado Public Radio’s report about various parties filing for the FAA to review its plans, and some of the reasons are in this letter from Arapahoe County Centennial Airport. For more info on legal cases around the country, see the post from Aviation & Airport Development Law News, "Communities Challenging NextGen Are In Good Company".