The following articles and studies shed a light on the many environmental concerns:
10-16-12 Tom Fitzgerald op-ed
Cannons Lane ambient air monitoring site fact sheet
Turning to Trees
06-06-12 - CJ article by James Bruggers. Scientist recommends city make trees a priority to fight heat.
05-06-12 - CJ article by James Bruggers. Louisville may be getting hotter at a faster rate than other large US cities
Louisville To Lead US In Heat Deaths, Study Says
05-24-12 - CJ article by James Bruggers. New forecast coves 40 large American cities
ScienceDaily (Nov. 18, 2009) — Scientists are reporting evidence that air pollution -- a well-recognized problem at major airports -- may pose an important but ...
Small Planes Leave a Trail of Lead
Mar 20, 2012 – By Chris Richard. A growing body of science has confirmed that dirty freeway air undermines the health of those living nearby, and regulators ...
Aircraft Emission Impacts in a Neighborhood Adjacent to a General Aviation Airport in Southern California
by S Hu - 2009 - Cited by 16 - Related articles
Nov 1, 2009 – Aircraft emission impacts in a neighborhood adjacent to a general aviation airport in southern California. Hu S, Fruin S, Kozawa K, Mara S, ...
Lead Emissions from Piston-Engine Aircraft Using Leaded Aviation Gasoline
EPA420-F-10-013, April 2010 ... This action is one of the steps EPA is taking in response to a petition submitted by Friends of the Earth (FOE) requesting that ...
A Geospatial Analysis of the Effects of Aviation Gasoline on Childhood Blood Lead Levels
by ML Miranda - 2011 - Related articles
Jul 13, 2011 – Environ Health Perspect 119:1513-1516. http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1003231. Received: 19 November 2010; Accepted: 13 July 2011; ...
Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC) 1996 Study
Flying Off Course Environmental Impacts of America's Airports ... determine: (1) the most important environmental issues connected with airports, and (2) the best ...
Plea For The Trees ® Louisville,KY 40205
"It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government
to save the environment."
- Ansel Adams
What kind of future are we leaving the next generation?
Environmental costs / societal consequences of large-scale canopy removal
Trees help reduce the increased air, water and noise pollution that airports and airplanes generate.
"Airport bubbles" is a concept that treats an airport and the area within a specific radius around the airport as a single source of pollution.that emits a range of pollutants, including air, noise, water and solid waste.
(Serc Project at State Environmental Resource Center Madison, Wisconsin)