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Northwest side resident insulate their houses to reduce noise from new O'Hare runway and flight path.

Noise from new O'Hare flight path making residents raise their voices

by Kelly Nicastro
May 8, 2014


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Members of FAiR, Fair Allocation in Runways Coalition, are raising their voices to have a say in the FAA changes.

A new runway and flight plan at O'Hare has put residents on Chicago's northwest side directly in the path of air traffic. Many are installing sound proofing in their homes and making their voices heard as they ask the city and FAA to do something about the noise and pollution.