"Air Pollution Basics and the Santa
available on a YouTube Playlist for easier access to opening and closing statements by Senator Lieu and Councilman Rosendahl, individual testimony by
scientists and community groups, as well public comments:
Purpose: To provide a brief overview on air pollution for CA Senate committee
members, to review and study scientific findings about air pollution caused by Santa Monica Airport including research conducted
by UCLA, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) and the Federal Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA),
and to place into the public record.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11-18-2009 “Aircraft
Emission Impacts in a Neighborhood Adjacent to a General Aviation Airport in Southern California” UCLADepartment of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences FULL TEXT ARTICLE
Available for a fee
The following February 9, 2010 FRONTLINE investigative
report is very insightful. I recommend watching the full report. Click on the embedded screen below to watch the 56 minute
report, and there are extra interviews available.
Santa Monica to the West side
West Los Angeles to the East side
Santa Monica Airport looks like an aircraft carrier in a sea of homes.
personal information will be kept confidential and not shared.
* * A Noteworthy Quote * *
"... no one has the right to endanger public health by altering the chemistry
of the air we breathe."
The former mayor of Houston, Texas, Bill White, put polluters on notice that their actions would not
be tolerated in a city that has vied with Los Angeles for the nation's worst smog.
We now need Santa Monica local officials, and our U.S. Representatives to
do the same!
This website is a community service, concentrating on the area around the Santa Monica Airport in California. However,
we recognize that air and noise pollution as well as other environmental and
safety concerns from jet aircraft is a national and global issue, and we invite all
to use this website. We hope to be able to join together interested parties, from all states, to form a national caucus,
in order that we can direct our governmental officials to mandate changes in how the FAA regulates air transportation.
This Website,and how effective we are is up to the collective efforts of all of
us.The investment of time does not have to be great, but if we invest our time and efforts wisely, the returns can be enormous.
Get involved, get on our contact list to be informed, E-mail your suggestions, collect data on fumes from jets, call the airport staff, call city officials from both Santa Monica and Los
Angeles, and know that we have a right to fresh air!
Santa Monica Airport neighbors,
(West L.A., Venice, Mar Vista, Santa Monica, Rancho Park, Cheviot Hills, etc.) & LAX Airport Neighbors, & other areas around the USA impacted
by Commercial and General Aviation Airports:
We are joining together to form a unified voice addressing the ever-growing
problems of Air and Noise Pollution, as well as other environmental and safety concerns due to the increased jet traffic and jet size at Santa Monica Airport and other
airports around the country.
Click the graph below for a larger view.
care what is in the air that you and your family breathe, and the growing
airport noise, then mark this website on your favorites list.
The more involvement we have
the faster we can get the ball rolling!
Concerned Residents Against Airport Pollution Contributions are
needed to help offset the cost of printing, website
operations,and to put on Forums and other activities. Although donations are not tax deductable, they would
be very much appreciated.
*To make a financial contribution: Mail checks, payable
to Martin Rubin (note at bottom of check, "For C.R.A.A.P. contribution") to:
Concerned Residents Against Airport Pollution % Martin Rubin
P.O. Box 643033 Los Angeles, CA 90064
please let me know that you mailed a check by e-mailing me at: firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you for your support. Martin Rubin – Director