Doors to Arrival featured in LA Weekly

In a prompt response the LA Weekly made the connection between the 147,422 complaints from the NorCal NextGen implementation and our proposed SoCal implementation. IS MASSIVE JETLINER NOISE COMING TO UNSUSPECTING L.A.? Reporter Darralynn Hutson @darralynnhutson delivers a strong article with choice quotes from community members June Lehrman, Ken Palmer, Denny Schneider, Marty Rubin and “technical blogger Stephen …

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Existing Socal Aircraft noise impacts

By request I created this map of existing (pre-NextGen) noise impacts from aircraft in the SoCal study area. Uses are to compare what you’re hearing against the FAA’s modeled baseline. For noise impacts due to proposed SoCal NextGen refer to : Total noise impacts Change in noise impacts Disclaimer: This map only contains those flight …

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Are the FAA fuel use and emission facts perceptual or data based?

In a seeming battle between PR and and its own research, the FAA doesn’t agree on what the fuel use and emissions are for the SoCal Metroplex project. The PR department claims that the proposed NextGen changes will result in less fuel and less emissions, the scientists pronounce more and more. On the FAA website …

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LA Times- Letter to the editor

Saturday’s NextGen Rally received coverage from KCAL and KCBS and also a piece by the LA Times (and Culver City Crossroads.) The LA Times article is well written, researched and coherent. The reporter has succinctly summarized the issues surrounding the 2012 change in aircraft flights over Culver City. She has also combined a sample of the City’s research …

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#NoFlyDay NextGen Rally’s Saturday

On Saturday October 24th, communities across the US will stand up to protest the FAA’s implementation of NextGen. Within the Socal Metroplex Culver City and San Diego will hold rallys. Culver City CulverCityForQuietSkies.org 11am-12pm Culver City Hall 9700 Culver Blvd, Culver City, California 90232 San Diego NoPlaneNoise.com from 10am to 12:30pm Across from the San …

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Happy landings

It’s just past midnight. on 10/8/20115, at 11:59pm I submitted my last comment to the FAA about the SoCal NextGen Project. There has been no announcement of an additional extension for the comment period. After 4 months of feedback it look like the deadline will stick- its time to take a break. The comment period for the Draft …

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Improper Baseline used to determine impact

Over the City of Culver City, the levels of impacts stated by the OAPM EA to support their finding of No Significant Impact are based on comparing the proposed new flight paths to a “no action” alternative. The “no action alternative” is based on current flight patterns — assessed as of December 2012, and projected …

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SNA: Orange and Newport Beach impacts

The Change in Noise map I created shows the intensity of noise changes. This is just a quick post to show how the map can be used to inform what you’re seeing in the Google Earth data. I ran across some EA comments by Tabor Law for their clients AirFair out of Newport Beach. In it they question the dispersion …

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