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Constraints on Expansion - Island Airport Master Plan Reveals Fatal - Facilities Can't Cope with Existing Volumes
2014-12-03
CommunityAIR
The Toronto Port Authority yesterday released its new 'Master Plan' for the Island Airport. "This isn't so much a 'plan' as a list of unsolvable problems." said Brian Iler, Chair of CommunityAIR.

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Aircraft noise tied to higher heart disease risk
City planners need to consider noise when planning to expand or build airports
Article
2013
CBC
Living in neighbourhoods with high levels of aircraft noise is associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease, U.S. and British research suggests.
Effects of Aircraft Noise and Sonic Booms on Domestic Animals and Wildlife: A Literature Synthesis
Article
1988
This report was produced as the result of a cooperative research project between the National Ecology Research Center, Ft. Collins, Colorado and the Air Force Engineering and Services Center, Tyndall ...
Noise Busters
Wolkomir, Richard; Wolkomir, Joyce
Article
2001
Smithsonian magazine
Good neighbors keep their noise to themselves.
Noise Pollution: A Modern Plague
Goines, Lisa; Hagler, Louis
Article
2007
Environmental noise pollution, a form of air pollution, is a threat to health and well-being. It is more severe and widespread than ever before, and it will continue to increase in magnitude and seve...
Noise, Sovereignty, and Civility
Blomberg, Les
Article
Noise Pollution Clearinghouse
Noise is caused by people and businesses claiming rights, usually property rights, to emit noise into the air, and by people who do not possess the civility to be good neighbors. While its effects are...
Porter's corporate interests can't be allowed to trump public health
Garfinkle, Miriam; Woolhouse, Susan
Article
2013
We are concerned that it will be the children who live, study and play less than 300 metres from the current airport in the high-rises, the Waterfront school, Little Norway Park, the daycare and commu...
Researchers find link between aircraft noise and heart disease
Article
2013
BMJ Group
Exposure to high levels of aircraft noise is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, two studies find. Researchers found increased risks of stroke, coronary heart disease, and car...


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