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Federal circuit court rejects petition challenging FAA aircraft noise initiative

by Dave Boyce

Efforts aimed at reducing noise in the skies above Portola Valley, Ladera and Woodside as commercial aircraft head into San Francisco International Airport were dealt a setback recently by a three-judge panel in the U. S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. A related development, however, may give cause for optimism.

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