FAA Delays New Rules Targeting Air Traffic Noise

On Tuesday, June 18th, just one day after Congressman Tom Suozzi’s press conference at the Village of Old Brookville, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that the new rules would “require additional internal evaluation” by the agency and that it will meet with stakeholders before any action is taken. This statement was made, despite previous assurances and absolute confirmation from the FAA to Congressman Suozzi that the new rules would go into effect on Monday, June 24th. What follows is a recent Newsday editorial for your review which summarizes the issue and responds to the FAA’s postponement on behalf of all communities on Long Island adversely affected by jet noise.
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