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AEF highlights failure to address Heathrow emissions in Defra air quality plan

AEF has submitted a response to the Government’s consultation on its national plan for tackling nitrogen dioxide. The plan was drawn up in response to a court order that ruled that the previous strategy relied on over-optimistic modelling and failed to …

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Lower threshold for noise annoyance CAA study finds

Alongside the draft NPS for airports and airspace change consultation, the government last week released the CAA’s Survey of noise attitudes (SoNA). Noise from aircraft, affecting those living in the vicinity of airports and under flight paths, represents a serious …

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Government misses opportunity to reduce night flights at Heathrow, Gatwick or Stansted

The Government has published its proposals for changes to the night flights regime for Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted, the only three airports in the UK at which the Government imposes noise controls. The Government sets caps on the number of aircraft …

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Davies Commission needs to blow away the hot air in the airports debate

The Airports Commission has one last opportunity this side of the General Election to blow away the hot air in the airports debate and set out the realistic costs and benefits in its appraisals of Heathrow and Gatwick expansion options

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