BBTCA and Environmental Assessment Feedback – Climate Change

By Wednesday, May 27, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

This is the third in a series of comments CommunityAIR submitted on Wednesday, May 20, on the Proposed Environmental Assessment (EA) Study Design/Scope in what has been described by people with experience in such matters as a sham EA. The PortsToronto consultants, AECOM, proposes to consider public comments in deciding the final study components that AECOM ...

BBTCA and Environmental Assessment Comments – Public Interest and Policy

As mentioned in a previous post, on May 20, CommunityAIR submitted its comments on the Proposed Environmental Assessment (EA) Study Design/Scope as required in what has been described by well-regarded people with experience in such matters as a sham EA. The PortsToronto consultants, AECOM, proposed to consider public comments in deciding the final study components that ...

110 db of airport noise at 6:45 am!

By Monday, May 25, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

I was awoken this morning at 6:45 by an engine run-up.  It measured 110db on my sound meter. My sleep was cut short and so was the sleep of thousands of others. We know that insufficient sleep is a great detriment to health.  Is anybody calculating the health costs of this sleep interruption? Is anybody calculating the ...

BBTCA and Environmental Assessment Feedback – Bias

By Monday, May 25, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

On Wednesday, May 20, CommunityAIR submitted its comments on the Proposed Environmental Assessment (EA) Study Design/Scope as required in what has been described with experience in such matters as a sham EA. The PortsToronto consultants, AECOM, proposed to consider public comments in deciding the final study components that AECOM will use to serve PortsToronto’s purpose in ...

Public Meeting on BBTCA Expansion

By Monday, May 25, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

The Toronto Society of Architects May 2015 e-bulletin contains the following notice.  Please note: Attendance at the forum requires registration.  Tickets are free. Toronto Island Airport: Expansion Design Considerations | May 28, 2015 The expansion of the Billy Bishop International Airport runway to accommodate jet traffic is an issue which will affect not only Toronto's citizens, but ...