AICA Gone Local

For the past several years there has been a lot of energy directed at creating Federal legislation to correct the systemic unfairness we all experience living near a large airport like Sea-Tac. On the surface, this makes perfect sense: the FAA has direct authority over all airports. And many, many attempts at obtaining relief by

Congressman Smith Reintroduces the Aviation Impacted Communities Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Adam Smith (D-WA) reintroduced the Aviation Impacted Communities Act today, which will help communities better address noise and other environmental impacts stemming from nearby airports. Communities across the nation continue to experience an increased and disproportionate share of noise and other environmental impacts stemming from commercial aviation. The Aviation Impacted Communities

A Letter To Amanda Wyma-Bradley re. HR 6168

Ms. Wyma-Bradley is a Legislative Assistant for Congressman Adam Smith (D) 9th District, WA. Thank you for your work on this issue.I worry that my comments at the meeting may have veered discussion away from your intended text. But I think I do understand the local situation and my concern in HR 6168 was that

HR 6168 Aviation-Impacted Communities Act (2018 version)

H. R. 6168 To assist aviation-impacted communities in mitigating the noise burden that they face and to increase Federal Aviation Administration engagement and responsiveness to communities, and for other purposes. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES June 20, 2018 Mr. Smith of Washington (for himself, Mr. Jeffries, Ms. Speier, Ms. Norton, Mr. Lynch, Ms. Jayapal, and