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Congress Rolls Out FAA Short Term Extension Bill

On Wednesday, July 6, 2016, Sen. John #Thune (R-SD) announced that the House and Senate negotiators had finally reached a deal for a short-term extension of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (#FAA) reauthorization. Although the bill itself has not yet been … Continue reading

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The FAA Has Failed to Live Up to Goals of Noise Control Act of 1972.

On October 18, 1972, in the Senate debate concerning the Noise Control Act of 1972, then-Senator John V. Tunney of California stated the purpose of the Noise Control Act: Both the Senate and the House were most concerned with the problem … Continue reading

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Open Letter Regarding the Need for Enforceable Aviation Noise Standards in AIRR

February 23, 2016 Open Letter to: Members of the U.S. House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Members of the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Members of the Quiet Skies Caucus Re:      The Need for Enforceable Noise Standards to be Included in the … Continue reading

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U.S. House’s Hearing On FAA Reform Act Turns Into Hearing On Sequester and Closing ATC Towers

On February 27, 2013, the United States House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Aviation held a hearing entitled “Implementation of the FAA Reauthorization and Reform Act:  One Year Later.  Aviation Subcommittee Chairman Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), as … Continue reading

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No End to the FAA Furlough – “Another Washington-Inflicted Wound on America”

As the U.S. Congress’ month-long recess begins, lawmakers failed to come up with some resolution to the week and a half old furlough of 4,000 FAA employees and the halt of all federally-funded airport projects.  At one point yesterday, according … Continue reading

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Aviation and Airport Development News, October 4, 2010, vol. 2, no. 15

The following is a summary review of articles from all over the nation concerning aviation and airport development law news during the past week.  These were all first posted, in abbreviated form, on http://twitter.com/smtaber.  This Newsletter also appears as a … Continue reading

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Aviation and Airport Law Newsletter, July 26, 2010, vol. 2, no. 7

Vol. 2, No. 7, July 26, 2010 The following is a summary review of articles from all over the nation concerning aviation and airport development law news during the past week.  These were all first posted, in abbreviated form, on … Continue reading

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