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Landfills and Transfer Stations Often Sited Near Airports, Contrary to FAA Guidance

In recent months, the City of New York’s ill-advised construction of a waste transfer station 2,000 feet from the end of one of the busiest runways in the world (Runway 31 at LaGuardia Airport) has received much attention.  However, the … Continue reading

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When Is An Airport Owner Not An Owner? When The FAA Determines It To Be A “Nonproprietor.”

In a decision that may have repercussions in areas not considered by the Federal Aviation Administration, the FAA published a legal opinion on March 2, 2011, indicating that an entity that owns the “property” upon which an airport sits, is … Continue reading

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Tiny Kentland Indiana Underlines Two Issues With Airports: Difficulty in Closing Airports and Conflicts with Wind Farms

Tucked away in the Northwest corner of the state, tiny Kentland, Indiana, has an airport.  According to AirNav.com, Kentland Municipal Airport is home to 20 airplanes and averages 26 flights per week, although according to FAA records, it only reported … Continue reading

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Considering Closing an Airport? Be Careful! The FAA Has Set Many Pitfalls to Trap You.

Your local airport is becoming a drain on the local economy. Sure, it provides a few jobs, adds a certain cachet to the area and provides a hobby for the few people who can afford to purchase and maintain aircraft. But the … Continue reading

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EPA Extends Public Comment Period for Effluent Guidelines and New Source Performance Standards for the Airport Deicing Category

On August 28, 2009 (74 FR 44676), EPA published a proposed rule entitled ‘‘Effluent Limitation Guidelines and New Source Performance Standards for the Airport Deicing Category; Proposed Rule.’’ Written comments on the proposed rulemaking were to be submitted to EPA … Continue reading

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