Here you will find a press release of today’s Day Against Noise, together with the list of claims of the Bundesvereinigung gegen Fluglärm, BVF, the umbrella organisation against aircraft noise of Germany. Both texts are in German. BVF-PM Tag gegen Lärm Position BVF gesetzlicher Schutz vor Fluglärm
On February 7 citizens around Schiphol presented a petition to the Dutch parliament’s Lower Chamber WE Residents Environment Schiphol ASCERTAIN The development of Schiphol is not in balance with the environment because Schiphol Airport grows faster than agreed, while the noise abatement remains; From the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) shows that instead of a spectacular […]
Funded in 2000, Airportwatch is an umbrella organisation campaigning for a sustainable and equitable aviation policy in Europe. Airportwatch can count on powerful organisations like Aviation Environment Federation, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, WWF UK to cite a few… for support in the struggle. Airport watch produces news bulletins every 6 weeks or so to […]
Joint Communiqué of people and municipalities affected by air, road and train noise for the European elections 2014 We are calling on candidates for the European Parliament to use their influence to finally control the growing environmental impact of noise caused by aircraft, roadways and railway traffic through appropriate measures, providing the necessary budgets and […]
A great video from Reuters, just out, illustrating the health impacts of living under the noisy Heathrow flight path based on the recent study from Imperial College in London.
“Attacking regional airports is not the solution to the problem of fiscal and social dumping by low cost airlines”, said Franck Proust MEP on Tuesday afternoon during a panel discussion that was held in the European Parliament. “Rather than endangering the survival of regional airports, the European Commission should regulate the relationship between traditional companies […]
Transport & Environment hosted a seminar on Monday 16 September to discuss the new draft guidelines on State aid to airports and airlines. The Agenda included aviation campaigners, experienced aviation State aid lawyers and the department of the European Commission responsible for the guidelines. The seminar was run under the Chatham House rule. Thus no […]