New Runways Into S.F. Bay Approved

Panel approves new runways into the San Francisco Bay; environmentalists oppose the decision.

September 10, 2000, 1:00 PM PDT

By Abhijeet Chavan @

A regional panel approved the entension of new runways in the San Francisco Bay. The new runways are critical for the health of the local economy, to reduce delays, and to mitigate noise, and accomodate larger aircraft. Environmentalists oppose the decision saying other options have not been explored. " "It's amistake to endorse more runways into the bay -- an already severelydegraded resource..."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

Saturday, September 9, 2000 in The San Diego Union-Tribune

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