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"Anyone Listening? More voices heard over airplane noise along Potomac," Potomac Almanac News Article (August 29, 2017)

posted Sep 1, 2017, 12:34 PM by MoCo Quiet Skies   [ updated Sep 1, 2017, 12:36 PM ]
Potomac Almanac News Reporter Peggy McEwan interviewed a member of the Montgomery County Quiet Skies Coalition recently.

Excerpt from the Potomac Almanac news article, mentioning the Montgomery County Quiet Skies Coalition's ongoing work with legislators and other key contacts:

[Senator Chris] Van Hollen urges residents to file formal noise complaints on the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority website  [].

Complaints can also be sent to Ken Hartman director of the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Center.  Hartman is a member of the DCA Noise Working Group.  He can be reached at

Wright said complaints from the community have increased 3,900 percent since the flight changes.

“In 2015, there were 38 complaints, in 2016, 807 and in 2017 the data through June showed 7,468 complaints,” she said.

She is hopeful that the FAA is listening.

Thank you to Potomac Almanac News Reporter Peggy McEwan, and Coalition volunteers for helping to bring attention to this serious airplane noise & pollution problem here in Montgomery County!