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HEATHROW AIRPORT EXPANSION: Activists block airport

VIJAY SHAH via The Telegraph

Heathrow Airport, one of the main airports for the London region, is experiencing massive delays and ‘travel chaos’ after… 939 more words


Federal transport minister nixes Billy Bishop island airport expansion plan

TORONTO – It seems the plan to expand Toronto’s Billy Bishop island airport is dead in the water.

Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau issued a statement on Twitter Thursday evening saying the Tripartite Agreement that bans jets from flying to and from the island airport will not be reopened. 468 more words


City of Warwick takes control of new sports field

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — Winslow Park on Airport Road in Warwick is home to hundreds of players on local softball and soccer teams. Friday, the city of Warwick officially took control of the new location of the park, after a move forced by plans to expand the runway at T.F. 218 more words


Put Real Lives First. Why Economic Performance Should Not Be the Primary Measure of Governments.

In the UK, we are obsessed with the economy. If the economy grows, interest rates change or basically any new statistics are released it becomes headline news and it is primarily what governments and politicians are judged by. 771 more words


BBC interview with Surrey leader about airport expansion

Listen to Surrey County Council leader David Hodge telling BBC Surrey’s Jack Fiehn that investment in local infrastructure is needed before any new runway is built at either Heathrow or Gatwick. 13 more words


Response to Airports Commission report

Following the release today of the Airports Commission’s report on expanding capacity, Surrey County Council Cabinet Member for Environment and Planning Mike Goodman said: “While we recognise the economic case for expanding either Heathrow or Gatwick, we can only support expansion if it is accompanied by the necessary investment in local infrastructure and environmental issues are addressed. 85 more words


Airport CEO gets earful from angry residents

Watch above: A long-standing dispute between Trudeau Airport officials and Dorval residents came to a head on Friday, as people lined up to tell the airport authorities CEO just what they thought of expansion plans. 388 more words