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Back to the drawing board

...the main problem. The Assembly needs to go back to the drawing board and do a proper analysis of all alternatives, including various heliport sites, reduced flights, use of different routes and quiet technology. Chris Zimmer Juneau

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052902/let_letter7.shtml
Opinion
Panel seeks study of Thane heliport

...and flightseeing noise abatement. The draft tourism plan's flightseeing policy also calls on the city to explore quiet technology for helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft. Meanwhile, the Assembly's Human Resources Committee on Monday worked...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070202/loc_heliport.shtml
News
Empire editorial: Good progress on noise abatement

...Gastineau bowl and to make it happen have willingly forfeited opportunity. In an effort to further promote the use of quiet technology, the CBJ funded a study based on floatplane noise-monitoring tests conducted by Paul Dunholter of BridgeNet International...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080303/opi_edboard.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: Express concerns about local flightseeing noise

...heliport. The city is leaning on the illusions of quiet technology and alternative heliports to lessen the impacts of flightseeing. The only relief that will come from quiet technology is tax relief to the operators. The minimal improvements...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092301/opE_myturn3.shtml
Opinion
Candidates: No dock moratorium

...airport and working with flightseeing operators on quieter technology, he said. In general, he'd like to see a cooperative...industry is really going to pony up and get into quiet technology," she said. "If they suggested a separate road...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092302/loc_candidates.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...altitudes; determining the effectiveness of helicopter satellite facilities; defining regulations; investigating quiet technology options and incentives; and developing a more predictable schedule for flightseeing tours. A Superior Court decision...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010901/Loc_Noise.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...heliports are being considered as a result of one of the public meetings, and the operators are investigating new ``quiet technology.'' Flightseeing contributes substantially to the local economy and employs hundreds of residents every season...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030800/Ope_dayltr.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...that the flightseeing industry in Juneau has taken to address noise issues. I hear constant demands that new ``quiet technology'' should be brought on line immediately with seemingly no knowledge of the technology that exists. The technology...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031400/Ope_myturn.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...and affect people's lives less are completely ignored and in fact denied. Investments of time and money into quieter technology are encouraged and then immediately forgotten, with last year's cheers being replaced by, ``So what have you...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031500/Ope_garrmyturn.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...noise in Juneau with no resolve in sight for 2001 or 2002. For instance, the helicopter operators don't plan on quiet technology any time soon, as we learned Monday at the CBJ Policy and Planning meeting. Also, no one wants to study or discuss...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032101/Ope_MyTurn.shtml

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