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As a Queens resident who has had to deal with the issue of increased airplane noise in our borough, I am writing to commend our local elected officials — specifically U.S. Reps. Steve Israel (D-Melville) and Grace Meng (D-Flushing), state Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) and state Assemblyman Edward Braunstein (D-Bayside) — for their work to curb airplane noise over our neighborhoods and create an Airplane Noise Community Roundtable.

Their work has paid off after Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently directed the Port Authority to monitor noise levels and form a roundtable.

Increased airplane noise has been detrimental to the quality of life of so many in our community. It is encouraging that Queens residents will now be able to voice their concerns.

Warren Schreiber

Bay Terrace

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Alfredo from Whitestone says:
Let us not forget Janet McEaney for her dedication and hard work. Without her, the politicians wouldn't have known and or done anything about this.

She has been a champion of this cause.

Thank you Janet
Dec. 14, 2013, 2:03 pm

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