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WHO Europe publishes tough guidelines and recommendations for policymakers to reduce aircraft noise

The World Health Organisation Regional Office for Europe (WHO Europe) has today published its long-awaited environmental noise guidelines, the first complete update to WHO’s community noise guidelines launched in 1999. Following a comprehensive review of the scientific evidence linking noise …

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NPS for Heathrow faces six legal challenges

This article draws heavily on an article originally published by Angus Walker of Bircham Dyson Bell, entitled “Six Challenges to Airports NPS”. The original article can be found here. The deadline for making legal challenges to the Airports National Policy …

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