Taking action: (y)our list

Taking action can help


Taking action can help to reduce aircraft nuisances. Here we list a number of ways. We invite everybody to come with new, better and additional ways. There is only one condition: the action must be put into practice or in progress. Therefore we ask for a practical example. Or it must be a very promising brand new idea…

We distinguish various actors that can stimulate the reduction: residents (R), organisations of residents (O), scientists (S), political parties (P), municipalities (M), governments (G), European members of parliament (E), celebrities (C) and UECNA (U)

The actions are presented in alphabetical order. The links are examples.

ActionApplied atClarificationActors
Ask for studiesAmsterdamResidents and municipalities ask for thorough study of UFPR, M
Find others campaignersEuropeHere you find a a list of campaign and lobby groups all over EuropeO, U
Influence EUBrusselsUECNA is invited to speak at the Noise Conference, 24 April 2017, Brussels, about sleep disturbance and health effects. UECNA is a member of the Noise Expert Group within DG Environment of the European Commission.U
Measure FrankfurtObjectively measure noise and emissions R, O, S
Plant treesHeathrowCelebs planted trees on runway site to oppose expansion at Heathrow.O, C
ProtestFrankfurt Over 200 times citizens protested against the aircraft nuisances around Frankfurt.R, O
Scientific arguing LondonStressing relevant studies about the effects of aircraft noiseS, R, O
See you in courtFranceFor not following the noise directives (2002/49/EC) O, C, U
Submit a petitionBrusselsA coalition of 140 organisations met with European Parliament representatives to ask for a ban on night flights.O, U
Video: story tellingHeathrowWatch 12 videos from residentsR