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Shumlin Plans To Evaluate How Loud F-35s Are In Florida
Thursday, 12/06/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Gov. Peter Shumlin says he'll travel to Florida next week, where he'll hear first-hand the sound of fighter jets that could soon be based at the Vermont Air Guard in South Burlington, fulfilling a campaign promise that he made to progressive supporters who oppose the F-35 program.
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Rosanne Greco, A Former Nun And Air Force Colonel, Turns To Serving South Burlington
Thursday, 07/26/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Among the opposition to the Vermont Air Guard's plans to host the F-35 stealth fighters at Burlington International Airport is Rosanne Greco, the volunteer chairwoman of the city council in South Burlington. She says her experience in a convent and years in the Air Force have prepared her to take on the challenge.
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Vt. Cities Oppose, Question F-35 Plan
Wednesday, 05/23/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Citing environmental concerns, cities in Chittenden County are already deciding whether they want to support the Air Force's proposed plan to bring F-35 jets to Burlington International Airport. Their decisions could change the Pentagon's preferred location for the new jets.
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South Burlington Votes Against F-35
Tuesday, 05/22/12
The South Burlington City Council has voted against a proposal that would base military flight jets at Burlington International Airport.
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Burlington City Council Considers Changes To Airport Noise Zone
Monday, 05/21/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Burlington International Airport has asked Burlington's City Council to authorize new noise exposure maps designed to clearly define which homes can't coexist with airport noise.
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Cities Weigh Economic, Environmental Impact Of F-35 Program
Tuesday, 05/15/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Officials in Chittenden County are weighing the economic benefits of the Air National Guard's proposed plan to bring F-35 fighter jets to Burlington International Airport, while raising concerns about noise levels and government transparency.
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Air Force Plans Meeting On F-35's Environmental Impact
Tuesday, 04/17/12
By Ross Sneyd
The Air Force has scheduled a meeting next month in South Burlington on its proposal to base new fighter jets at the Vermont Air National Guard base.
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