WHAT DO we want the faa to do?
Suspend the new LAZIR flight route over our communities and reinstate the prior north bound departure path.
Include noise and emissions as critical design inputs for arrival and departures routes.
Distribute noise equitably over populated areas when it cannot be eliminated.
Eliminate or restrict aircraft operations between 10:00 PM and 7:00 AM.
Adopt more meaningful noise assessment methods on the ground.
Enforce arrival approaches that keep aircraft strictly over the river at all times and in any weather.
What do we want Washington, D.C. to do?
Pursue aircraft noise mitigation at National Airport.
Provide technical support to the DC Representatives to the Community Working Group working with the airport to address aircraft noise over DC.
Why should you care?
Sleep disruption, stress, and exposure to pollutants such as carcinogenic aromatic hydrocarbons from aircraft exhaust emissions that undergo chemical changes in sunlight degrade your health.
Decreased ability to concentrate for learning purposes degrades children’s education.
Reduced ability to enjoy the outdoors degrades your quality of life.
Constant noise degrades your property values.