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New technology promises less noise from jet engines, but to whose ears?

Original post made on Nov 27, 2013

Commercial aircraft pass over Woodside, Portola Valley and parts of Atherton every day on their way into major Bay Area airports, often to the intense annoyance of residents who live in elevated neighborhoods and thus in relatively close proximity to the noise from the jet engines. According to the Federal Aviation Administration, there's good news ahead.

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Posted by Jetman
a resident of another community
on Nov 27, 2013 at 12:09 am

Excellent article! Too bad it didn't elicit much comment when it was published. Renee Batti's recent article "Tonight: Aircraft noise over Atherton on council agenda" seems to have provoked quite an active discussion in the comments section. Might be a good time for a follow-up article?