Amber Woodburn McNair's Research Featured in The Guardian
Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning Amber Woodburn McNair was featured in an article in The Guardian about private jet travel’s impact on the community members who live near the airports in rural Colorado.
“The default position from the FAA is to try to accommodate – safely – as many operations and as much aviation growth [as] the market is dictating,” said Woodburn McNair.
This, she said, brings up environmental justice concerns.
“Who is being asked to bear the noise, bear the air quality, bear the traffic impacts there may be, bear the contribution to climate change,” she added. “Whose community is being asked to bear all of that?”
Read more at The Guardian