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AEF briefing on aircraft noise and NPS for Heathrow calls for better information and more controls

In our latest briefing, Why the third runway plan can’t fly: noise pollution, we look at the NPS’s failure to provide accurate mapping of flightpaths after the third runway has been constructed, preventing local communities to form a clear view …

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AEF briefing highlights failure of Heathrow NPS to address climate change

Building on our infographic on the Airport NPS, AEF have published our first topic-based briefing setting out the key environmental challenges facing Heathrow expansion. Heathrow third runway: climate change details the Government’s failure to properly address C02 emissions as a result …

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AEF launches new campaign: Why the third runway plan can’t fly

AEF has published a new infographic setting out why the draft airports National Policy Statement (NPS) fails to address key environmental and public health challenges associated with the Government’s plans for a third runway at Heathrow Airport. AEF urges MPs …

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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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Trump withdraws from the Paris Agreement: where does that leave US aviation emissions?

As the news sinks in that the Conservatives are joining forces with a party whose former environmental minister deemed climate change a “con”, and that “reluctant green” Michael Gove, who once attempted to wipe climate change from the school curriculum, takes …

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