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BWI neighbors form group in fight against plane noise

BWI neighbors form group in fight against plane noise

BWI-Marshall Airport neighbors and their political representatives met Tuesday with aviation authorities as they continued a bid to end lower flight paths that they say have created too much noise over their homes.

"This is our opportunity to make something that works for us," said Lance Brasher of Crownsville, who was elected chair of a roundtable group to submit the neighbors' recomnmendations to federal officials. "The burden should be on the" Federal Aviation Administration.

The new flight paths were part of a $35 billion NextGen nationwide air traffic overhaul intended to modernize routes and save the airlines tens of billions of dollars in fuel. The...

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