Final push for BUR curfew

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From the Burbank Leader:

BURBANK — After investing some $7 million to achieve a nighttime noise curfew at Bob Hope Airport, local government officials are gearing up for one last push.

A team of Burbank officials will join Mayor Gary Bric and Councilman Dave Golonski on a trip next week to the nation’s capital before the Federal Aviation Administration renders a decision by Nov. 1.

The group plans to meet with lawmakers, particularly those who oversee transportation and aviation committees, to discuss options to deliver meaningful nighttime noise relief.

The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority commissioned the Part 161 Study — a roughly 800-page document required to restrict all departures and landings at Bob Hope Airport between 10 p.m. and 6:59 a.m. — after decades of noise and air pollution complaints from neighbors. FAA officials said it was the first study of its kind to make it through the review process.

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Written by Christopher Cadelago

October 9, 2009 at 2:04 pm

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