Tagged as "night noise"
Feb 28 2017
Below is the response submitted by AEF to the government’s night noise consultation. Our initial reaction which also outlines the contents of the consultation can be found here. Q1a. How strongly do you agree or disagree with our proposed environmental …
Feb 8 2017
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 …
Feb 2 2017
02/02/17 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Cait Hewitt // email@example.com // 0203 859 9371 Tim Johnson// firstname.lastname@example.org // 0203 859 9371 Key questions on climate change and public health remain unanswered in Government consultations The Government has today published several …
Jan 13 2017
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 …
May 11 2016
Heathrow has announced a series of environmental concessions, based on those proposed by the Airports Commission, which it hopes will persuade the Government to give it permission to build a third runway. Heathrow claims to go beyond the Airports Commission’s …
Apr 1 2016
Embed from Getty Images The health-related costs from aircraft noise of an expanded Heathrow could reach £25 billion, while a third runway would risk EU legal air quality limits, according to a new Mayor of London report which sets …
Jan 12 2016
The Government’s aircraft noise policies are risking the health of over one million people and an urgent policy rethink is needed ahead of upcoming decisions in 2016, finds a major AEF report, ‘Aircraft Noise and Public Health: the evidence is loud …
Dec 1 2015
The Environmental Audit Committee today called on Government not to give Heathrow expansion the go ahead unless it is ready to make a ‘step change’ in its approach to environmental mitigation. The EAC’s report on the implications for Government commitments on carbon …
Aug 11 2014
The Government has announced that it will maintain the current regime for night flights at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted airports until 2017. We examine the Government’s reasoning and consideration of health impacts from aircraft noise.
Feb 4 2014
The AEF has responded to the DfT’s second stage consultation on night noise at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted. In it we highlight the need for an evidence-based target to inform a long-term night noise policy which should be to reduce night noise below the threshold recommended by the WHO to avoid damaging health impacts.