In the midst of much debate as to whether a threat of “global warming” and “global climate change” actually exists and, if it does, further debate as to whether wind-generated energy would reduce carbon-dioxide emissions sufficiently to have a measurable impact on global temperatures, one thing is certain – wind farms are here, and more
Chevalier, Allen & Lichman, LLP Targets Park Ridge, Illinois Airport Noise Problem
On Monday, May 17, 2010, Chevalier, Allen & Lichman (“CA&L”) spoke to the City Council of the City of Park Ridge, Illinois, at its invitation, concerning Park Ridge’s dramatic and growing noise problem.
Park Ridge is located approximately two miles from the end of a new runway at O’Hare International Airport. As a consequence of…
GAO Declares FAA Does Not Have Legal Authority to Auction Slots
The GAO, in a legal opinion issued September 30, 2008, declared that "FAA currently lacks the authority to auction arrival and departure slots, and thus also lacks authority to retain and use auction proceeds." This legal opinion came as a result of a Congressional request.
In April and May, 2008, the FAA issued proposed…
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