men don't care for nature and would sell there share in all her
beauty… Thank God they cannot fly and lay waste the sky as
well as the earth. It is for that very reason that we need to
combine to protect all from the vandalism of a few."
History is not a thing of the past but a promise for the
Scholar Thomas Blanding
is a public agency that has lost its sense of mission, confused
its priorities, and forgotten the public it is supposed to
Salvucci, Boston Globe
aviation without representation"
Rep Jay Kaufman
is a need for wider recognition that government has as much duty
to protect the land, the air, the water, and the natural
environment against technological damage, as it does to protect
the country against foreign enemies."
U.S. Admiral Hyman Rickover
pollution levels from one large commercial jetliner take-off are
somewhat similar to setting the local gas station on fire and
flying it over your house"
not Historical, its Hysterical!"
America publicist Mark Cestari, Commenting on the objections to
the commercialization of Hanscom Field on the TV program
and toxic waste dumps are No. 1 and No. 2 for things that people
don't want to see next to their homes," George
Doughty, Cleveland's ports director from 1980 to 1984
could have been treated as partners instead of opponents. There
is intelligent life out here. We would have liked to have been
consulted." West Provo Neighborhood Chairwoman
Anita Reid regarding the expansion of the airport there
government always thought we would give up sooner or later, but
we have not" Narita Japan farmer and
housewife Noriko Ishii regarding her 30 year battle against
airport expansion there
received a call from Jim New, Director of Special Projects for
the FAA. He wanted to remind me of Massport's obligation to
provide access to Hanscom for eligible uses. And they reminded
me that Massport's federal grant assurances are contingent upon
our playing by the same rules as everyone else."
Blute, telling the Massport Board that the FAA had threatened
Massport with financial retaliation if they did not approve the
Part 139 certificate that would make Hanscom a commercial
an airline operator desires to exceed the 30 seat limit, the
airport must possess a Part 139 operating certificate. However,
The FAA will not require the airport to seek a Part 139
Certificate simply because an operator is petitioning to provide
service with aircraft of more than 30 seats."
Ruling in the case of Arapahoe County Airport, claiming that
they don't threaten airports to open them up to commercial
gains made by better management and technology are still being
outpaced by the environmental impacts of population and economic
Toepfer, UN Official
it's not just the airport; it's the hotels, motels, parking
lots, car rental agencies, fast-food joints, strip clubs, bars,
restaurants, convenience stores, freight-forwarding firms,
warehouses and distribution centers that would follow. Then
there's the traffic congestion and noise. " Editorial
from the Cleveland Plain Dealer