Monthly Archives: March 2008

One Year Later: Delays Increase At Las Vegas McCarran

When the FAA sought approval of the “STAAV4” or “Right Turn” Departure Procedure at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada, it opined that the new route would decrease delays dramatically at McCarran. Indeed, the FAA stated that reduction of … Continue reading


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Airspace Redesign May Not Decrease Fuel Consumption For The Airlines As The FAA Claims

In both the Record of Decision (ROD) and the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the New York/New Jersey/Philadelphia Airspace Redesign, the FAA states that there will be a decrease in emissions from aircraft as a result of the airspace … Continue reading

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EPA Proposes Revisions to General Conformity Rules

On January 8, 2008, the United States Environmental Protection Agency published its proposed revisions to the General Conformity Rules.  Under the Clean Air Act, a State develops a State Implementation Plan (SIP), which is the State’s plan for bringing sections of … Continue reading

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