$791M Fla. Airport Expansion Foes Make Deal To Back Down

Law360, Miami (November 20, 2013, 9:12 PM EST) -- A Florida city that has long fought a $791 million runway expansion at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport will end its opposition after the Federal Aviation Administration approved a deal Wednesday to provide an estimated $186 million in noise mitigation and home sales assistance to affected citizens.

Just one day after the Broward County commissioners voted unanimously to sign off on the settlement with Dania Beach, Fla., the FAA approved the deal under which the county agreed to provide sound insulation for 1,700 homes at an...
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