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Heathrow expansion irreconcilable with environmental policies, AEF tells MP committee

AEF has submitted written evidence to an inquiry into whether the Airports Commission’s recommendation to expand Heathrow Airport can be delivered without breaching Government policies on environmental impacts. The Environmental Audit Committee had asked for evidence of whether the mitigations …

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Joint NGO policy proposals for a sustainable future aviation strategy

Environmental organisations have major concerns that airport expansion in the South East could lead to serious negative environmental impacts including increased levels of aircraft noise, loss of ancient and valuable habitats and risk to national climate targets. Therefore, the Aviation Environment Federation has led a …

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Could closing London City Airport bring greater economic benefits to the local community?

A new report from the New Economics Foundation (NEF) makes the case for closing London’s City Airport and redeveloping the site to create more jobs, boost local business and build new homes, after finding that the economic benefits of the airport were surprisingly small.

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