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The Pentagon has blocked the start of a large wind farm in an economically depressed community in Oregon because the Air Force is concerned about potential interference with a radar facility.
by DWG
Comment Count 342 comments on Sat Apr 17, 2010 at 08:39 AM PDT with 499 Recommends
Here's some great news! Democratic Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden along with Republican Rep. Greg Walden, all representing Oregon, issued a joint press release today announcing ...
by Magnifico
Comment Count 222 comments on Fri Apr 30, 2010 at 01:59 PM PDT with 390 Recommends
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has had a "no fly zone" in place in Mayflower, Arkansas since April 1 at 2:12 PM and will be in place "until further notice," according to the FAA website ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 219 comments on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 05:17 PM PDT with 331 Recommends
From my own, distant vantage point, it certainly appears that at every turn in the still-unravelling story of the murder of Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson, the local status quo has ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 203 comments on Sun Nov 02, 2014 at 10:28 PM PST with 267 Recommends
Here's a great Republican idea : Let's privatize air traffic control. Don't you want corporate profits to be a factor in your safety in the air? Republicans ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 109 comments on Wed Mar 25, 2015 at 10:03 AM PDT with 75 Recommends
House Republicans (artist's conception) Republicans in the House transportation subcommittee called Federal Aviation Administration administrator Michael Huerta before them on Wednesday to whine ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 64 comments on Thu Apr 25, 2013 at 07:57 AM PDT with 52 Recommends
Veda Shook, president of the Association of ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Feb 02, 2012 at 12:46 PM PST with 52 Recommends
The Federal Aviation Administration is once ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 43 comments on Tue Jan 17, 2012 at 10:22 AM PST with 34 Recommends
When Republicans suggested that they would ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Jan 30, 2012 at 01:02 PM PST with 31 Recommends
Small airports across the country are suing to prevent the Federal Aviation ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 45 comments on Mon Apr 01, 2013 at 10:03 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
As predicted, sequestration is causing flight delays, thanks to furloughs at the Federal Aviation Administration. As administration officials have repeatedly explained, because the FAA's budget is ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 56 comments on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 08:53 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
Maybe the NYTimes will help Last week, Senator Bill Nelson, Democrat of Florida, tried to bring a small group of journalists with him on a trip he was taking through the gulf on a ...
by jamess
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Jun 11, 2010 at 02:01 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
When the beginning of sequestration didn't immediately cause a massive economic crash and widespread chaos, politicians and many national political reporters basically wrote it off as a non-event. ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue Apr 02, 2013 at 11:54 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
Republicans bellyached for years that government had to shrink. It had to be smaller. Cut the budget come hell or high water, they yammered. Well, darn if the sequester hasn’t brought hell and ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 06:35 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
IF I HAD A DRONE (The Drone Song). (With Apologies to Peter. And Paul. And Mary. And Pete and Lee Too.) If I had a drone I'd spy in the morning I'd spy in the evening All over this land I'd spy ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Dec 08, 2012 at 09:12 PM PST with 22 Recommends
A Federal Aviation Administration statement confirms that, yep, furloughs forced by sequestration are causing delays at major airports, and "Travelers can expect to see a wide range of delays that ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 52 comments on Tue Apr 23, 2013 at 10:59 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
Ah, the sweet smell of compromise. The good ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Jan 20, 2012 at 02:29 PM PST with 18 Recommends
A judge has blocked 10,000 passenger service agents at American Airlines from voting in a union representation election that the National Mediation Board ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Jun 14, 2012 at 08:24 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
In the privileged world of private aviation, there are no pat-downs ...
by The Anomaly
Comment Count 103 comments on Thu Jan 27, 2011 at 09:58 AM PST with 15 Recommends
Tonight ABC's World News reported that last month the pilot of Obama's campaign plane declared an emergency after one of the plane's emergency exit slides deployed in flight and the pilot lost full ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu Aug 14, 2008 at 06:27 PM PDT with 14 Recommends