AVIATION AND THE ENVIRONMENT: Initial Voluntary Airport Low Emissions Program Projects Reduce Emissions, and FAA Plans to Assess the Program's Overall Performance as Participation Increases

Dillingham, Gerald L.
November 2008
GAO Reports;11/10/2008, p1
Government Document
The article presents the report on initial voluntary airport low emission program, projects reduce emission, and Federal Aviation Administration plans to assess the program's overall performance as participation increases in the U.S. The report was submitted to the congressional committees by Gerald L. Dillingham, director of physical infrastructure issues. In addition, the report highlights the number of eligible airport who used funding to help reduce airport emissions.


Related Articles

  • System approach to cutting emissions. Vogt, Willie // Western Farmer-Stockman;Feb2011, Vol. 134 Issue 2, p33 

    The article focuses on the aspects of exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) and the diesel particulate filter that work together to clear the air.

  • Self-Assessment Air Quality Awareness Tool Available To Livestock Producers.  // Beef Expert Blog;2/20/2012, p2 

    The article offers information on the National Air Quality Site Assessment Tool for livestock producers to reduce air emissions.

  • Eco-Watch.  // Regional Aviation News;1/14/2008, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p9 

    The article covers environment-related issues concerning the aviation industry in the U.S. in 2008. According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), carbon offsets have become a 54 million U.S. dollar industry for aviation in 2007. It is noted that the airline industry has been slow to the...

  • Off target. Fowler, David // Engineer (00137758);4/2/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7648, p9 

    Reports that Great Britain is likely to miss the 2008 European vehicle emissions targets, according to a study conducted by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. Highlights of the study; Background on the vehicle emissions targets of the European Union; Need of Great Britain to speed...

  • Integrated Assessment Modeling of Atmospheric Pollutants in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Part I: Hourly and Seasonal Ozone. Boylan, James W.; Odman, Mehmet T.; Wilkinson, James G.; Russell, Armistead G.; Doty, Kevin G.; Norris, William B.; McNider, Richard T. // Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association (Air & Waste M;Jul2005, Vol. 55 Issue 7, p1019 

    Recently, a comprehensive air quality modeling system was developed as part of the Southern Appalachians Mountains Initiative (SAMI) with the ability to simulate meteorology, emissions, ozone, size-and composition-resolved particulate matter, and pollutant deposition fluxes. As part of SAMI, the...

  • Congress Is Processing A Law That Will Require The Us Faa To Mount Research.  // AirGuide Online.com;8/10/2009, p1 

    The article reports on the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's requirement regarding research and development on cabin air contamination detection and elimination by the U.S. Congress. The research will be an onboard equipment to detect and filter contaminants in the bleed-air supply of...

  • Low Emission Zone? Neigh, it's not for us.  // Motor Transport;2/7/2008, p22 

    The article talks about the Low Emission Zone (LEZ) launched by London, England. There has been so much publicity about the LEZ -- what it is, what it does, who it affects. Yet still the public are confused about what vehicles it covers and bombard radio stations asking if their 4x4 comes under...

  • KARBÃœRATÖRLÃœ MOTORA KARIÅžIM İÇERÄ°SÄ°NE SAF OKSÄ°JEN Ä°LAVE EDÄ°LMESÄ°NÄ°N MOTOR KARAKTERÄ°STÄ°KLERÄ°NE ETKÄ°SÄ°. Sezer, Kazim; Özdalyan, Bülent; Çelik, M. Bahattin // Teknoloji;Apr-Jun2005, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p139 

    One of the most important problems of today is air pollution. The exhaust emission values and specific fuel consumption of the engines with carburetor, whose sales have been stopped in our country since the year of 2000, are quite high compared to the vehicles with injectors. In the internal...

  • On the Efficiency of Competitive Markets for Emission Permits. Sophocles Sartzetakis, Eftichios // Environmental & Resource Economics;Jan2004, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p1 

    It is typical for economists andpolicy makers alike to presume that competitivemarkets allocate emission permits efficiently.This paper demonstrates that competition in theemission permits market cannot assureefficiency when the product market isoligopolistic. We provide the conditions...


Read the Article

Other Topics