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News from the AEF
from October 2016

What answers has the Government found to the environmental hurdles facing a third runway?

With the Government now having officially announced its support for a new runway at Heathrow, despite having slashed the Airports Commission’s claim of a £147 billion benefit to the UK by almost 60% (referring instead to a benefit over sixty …

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Dark day for communities and for the UK’s chance of tackling climate change, as Heathrow announcement shows reckless disregard for environmental targets

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The environmental NGO, Aviation Environment Federation [1], which represents communities around the UK’s airports, has strongly criticised the Government’s decision to back a third runway at Heathrow. Cait Hewitt, AEF Deputy Director, said: This is …

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Global Aviation Climate Deal Concludes With Mixed Results, Aviation Environment Federation comment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 6 October, 2016 Contact: Tim Johnson, +44 (0) 77 1038 1742 // // James Lees +44 (0) 20 3102 1509 // Global Aviation Climate Deal Concludes With Mixed Results, Aviation Environment Federation comment Montreal — An overwhelming …

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​Heathrow air pollution research challenged by Aviation Environment Federation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 6th October 2016 Contact: James Lees 020 3102 1509 / The Aviation Environment Federation [1] has challenged the conclusion of research which looked into whether Heathrow expansion would be compatible with the legal air quality limits. …

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