Say No to Heathrow Expansion
- - The Greater London Authority (GLA) has included in the Draft New London Plan text which makes clear the Mayor’s current opposition to Heathrow expansion and conditions under which it would… … Continue reading ""
- Committee on Climate Change says aviation must be included in zero emissions target- The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) report (275 pages) published today today (2/5/19) makes clear that aviation must be included in the zero emissions target. And that international credits (offsets)… … Continue reading "Committee on Climate Change says aviation must be included in zero emissions target"
- Judges reject case brought by Friends of the Earth on Heathrow expansion- Judges Lord Justice Hickinbottom and Mr Justice Holgate have rejected outright the Judicial Review brought by local councils, Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace against the government decision to build… … Continue reading "Judges reject case brought by Friends of the Earth on Heathrow expansion"
MPs have voted in favour of a third runway. See blog.
A third runway would mean nearly 50% more flights and passengers per day. There would be huge local impacts – noise; air pollution; congestion; danger from accidents; loss of homes; destruction of communities and amenities; damage to wildlife and habitats.
At a wider level it would contribute to climate change and, remarkably, the government’s own analysis shows there is no net benefit to the UK economy. See links below for more on these issues.
The Airports National Policy Statement (NPS), which recommended a third runway at Heathrow, was presented to Parliament on 5th June. We consider it to be one of the most dishonest and misleading documents ever presented to Parliament. Seek links below which explain how and why. Vote in Parliament – see blog.
So who is responsible for this misrepresentation to MPs and Parliament? Here