FAA Extends Deadline

Shields, Yvette
March 2005
Bond Buyer;3/16/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32091, p31
Trade Publication
Reports on the extension of the deadline given by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration for critics of the proposed expansion of O'Hare International Airport's runways to file objections to the agency's draft environmental impact study report in Chicago, Illinois. Extension of the period for comment to accommodate the requests of the Suburban O'Hare Commission which is spearheading the opposition; Belief of the opponents that the state should instead build a third regional airport in the southwest suburbs; Reliance of the city on federal grants, passenger facility fees and general airport revenue bonds to pay for the overhaul of O'Hare's runways.


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