Plane Noise Affects Long Islanders

By Caroline Ryan with the Roslyn News

May 22, 2019

Originally published in The Roslyn News on May 22, 2019.

Senator Jim Gaughran said, “The high volume of airplane traffic on Long Island is a tremendous nuisance to Long Islanders, with noise level far above the average noise threshold. This occurrence has grown progressively severe and more frequent with recent changes in flight patterns and an overall increase in air traffic. This raises serious questions about potential environmental impacts, effects from noise pollution and other possible negative impacts. This study is essential to identifying the environmental and health effects that thousands of Long Islanders experience every day.”

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