Council Opposes Federal Financing of Aircraft Noise Abatement

by Council on Wage and Price Stability on December 1, 1976
by Council on Wage and Price Stability

Attached is a statement by the Council on Wage and Price Stability’s Assistant Director (for Government Operations and Research), James C. Miller III, before the Secretary of Transportation, summarizing the Council’s views on the advisability of the Federal government’s providing financial support to aircraft operators for the purpose of enabling them to more easily cope with government-mandated reductions in aircraft noise.

In his testimony, Mr. Miller noted that several other industries could make a case for Federal assistance and that granting airlines financial relief for the purpose of purchase of new, quieter aircraft could set a dangerous precedent.

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