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News - July 31, 2015

Federal Aviation Administration to work to reduce plane noise

Meeting with community groups, public officials seeks short- and long-term remedies

by Sue Dremann

Four Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) representatives met with about 30 people at Palo Alto City Hall on July 24 about plane noise, which residents say has increased dramatically since the agency introduced new flight paths over the Bay Area. The new NextGen aviation program is designed to modernize U.S. airspace, prepare for future increased air traffic and reduce fuel consumption.

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