New Haven panel recommends approval of Tweed 43-year lease deal

Mark Zaretsky Aug. 31, 2021 (nhregister.com Aug. 31, 2021) NEW HAVEN — A key component of Tweed New Haven Regional Airport’s expansion plan, a 43-year lease extension for the Tweed New Haven Airport Authority, took a big step forward as the Board of Alders’ Finance Committee voted unanimously to recommend approval to the full board. …

New Haven mayor to residents: Tweed not going anywhere, so ‘tough luck’

Mark Zaretsky Aug. 27, 2021 | Updated: Aug. 27, 2021 3:52 p.m. (nhregister.com Aug. 27, 2021) NEW HAVEN — Mayor Justin Elicker and Tweed New Haven Airport Authority Executive Director Sean Scanlon may never get many of the 80 people they faced this week at Nathan Hale School on board with airport expansion — and they …

New Haven planners OK improvements to Tweed airport terminals despite opposition

Aug. 26, 2021 mark.zaretsky@hearstmediact.com (nhregister.com Aug. 26, 2021) NEW HAVEN — Tweed New Haven Regional Airport’s immediate plan to renovate the existing terminal and the airport’s older administration building into departure and arrival terminals, and add 271 parking spaces on what used to be the airport’s second runway, gained an important step.Read Full Article

Frustrated East Haven residents lash out over ‘no-questions’ Tweed meeting

Mark Zaretsky Aug. 4, 2021 Updated: Aug. 5, 2021 12:26 p.m (nhregister.com Aug 5,2021) EAST HAVEN — You want a sure-fire way to infuriate East Haven residents? Tell them they can’t comment on something that’s important to them — such as Tweed New Haven Regional Airport’s proposed plan to sign a 43-year management deal with Avports, lengthen the …

A crisis on our hands’: San Jose’s Reid-Hillview Airport exposes children to high lead levels, study finds

By MAGGIE ANGST | mangst@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News GroupPUBLISHED: August 3, 2021 at 3:50 p.m. | UPDATED: August 17, 2021 at 11:44 a.m. The lead emissions place nearby children at an elevated risk of permanent developmental issues (mercurynews.com August 3, 2921) Thousands of children in predominantly low-income neighborhoods near East San Jose’s Reid Hillview are at higher risk of permanent developmental …