Two Long Island lawmakers want the state to authorize an “environmental and human health” study of the impacts of air traffic at LaGuardia and Kennedy airports, following a “flood of complaints from constituents” about noise.
Sen. James Gaughran (D-Northport) and Assemb. Judy Griffin (D-Rockville Centre) introduced legislation to mandate a state study of metro New York’s major airports. They cited “increased air traffic and changing flight patterns” which have led to “low-flying planes around the clock.”
“The high volume of airplane traffic on Long Island is a tremendous nuisance to Long Islanders, with noise levels far above the average noise threshold,” Gaughran said in a statement.
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