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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

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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

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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

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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

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Asbestos Found In Dirt Concerns Nearby Dania Neighborhood

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DANIA BEACH (CBSMiami) – Truckloads of dirt containing toxic asbestos began leaving a staging area just south of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International airport Monday. 291 more words

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Crews knocking down homes for T.F. Green expansion

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — T.F. Green’s runway expansion project is beginning to take off.

At the south end of the airport’s longest runway, demolition crews are knocking down houses one by one as part of the $250 million upgrade. 236 more words

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New international flights to take off from T.F. Green

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — Get your lederhosen and bratwurst ready. T.F. Green will begin offering flights to and from Germany starting June 2015.

Airport and government officials made the announcement Tuesday that Condor Airlines will start regularly scheduled seasonal service from Frankfurt to Rhode Island. 236 more words

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