Georgetown Groups Ask DC Circ. To Nix New Flight Paths
By Stan Parker (January 25, 2017, 5:51 PM EST) -- Georgetown University and nearby neighborhood groups urged the D.C. Circuit on Monday to make the Federal Aviation Administration stop routing airplanes over their historic neighborhood, saying the agency failed to assess the noise and air pollution effects before implementing new flight paths.
Citizens Association of Georgetown, the university and others told the court in an opening brief that flights departing from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport had, for 70 years, taken a straight-line course up the west side of the Potomac River. That all changed in 2015, when the FAA came out with orders setting new, low-altitude, zigzagging flight paths over...
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