Vegas' Bid For Review Of FAA Flight Paths Denied

Law360, New York (June 17, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Despite concerns about environmental factors, a federal appeals court has shot down an attempt by the city of Las Vegas and several homeowners associations to seek a review of a Federal Aviation Administration order changing flight paths for planes departing from the city’s McCarran International Airport.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a unanimous opinion Friday denying the petition for review filed by the city and the homeowners groups, ruling that the FAA did not act arbitrarily or...
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