TOO MANY, TOO LOUD, TOO OFTEN
IF THIS IS HOW YOU FEEL YOU'VE COME TO THE RIGHT PLACE
The FAA eliminated dispersed flight patterns from our airports and replaced them with intolerably loud, low, and concentrated flight paths over just a few neighborhoods with its new NextGen program. Save Our Skies East Bay is made up of your neighbors who are suffering from the onslaught of airplane noise, just like you are. We are working with other East Bay noise advocacy groups, cities, elected representatives, airports, and the FAA to find workable noise solutions to restore equitable jet noise impacts.
OAK Noise Forum Meeting17-Jan-2018: The FAA told Congresswoman Barbara Lee that they will issue a preliminary report responding to the Forum's noise mitigation proposals in January 2018. Check back for updates in case this becomes part of the January Noise Forum Meeting. For location details click here.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee31-Dec-2017: Thanks for all your responses to our November 2017 Call-to-Action! Congresswoman Barbara Lee listened. She spoke with the FAA and got their assurance that the FAA will provide an interim response to the Noise Forum’s proposals sometime in January 2018. Thank you Congresswoman Lee!
NextGen News ArticleDestructive impact of NextGen on communities in the news again. Read the CNBC article on our Facebook page.
Quieter Nights18-Dec-2017: A big thanks to Air Traffic Control for doing a great job in requiring aircraft to use the charted Nighttime Noise Abatement Routes for departing planes out of SFO and OAK. Click here for more information on our FAQ page.
It's Off The Ground!
The Oakland Airport’s Noise Management Forum sent NextGen noise mitigation proposals to the FAA in late March 2017. SOSEB worked alongside Noise Forum members, other advocacy groups and aviation consultants to develop mitigation solutions that received unanimous support from cities and elected representatives. We are currently waiting for the FAA’s response.