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The Airport Environmental Program helps airports implement the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and other Federal environmental laws and regulations. This includes airport noise compatibility planning (Part 150), airport noise and access restrictions (Part 161), environmental review for airport development, and the application of the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970.
Statement published in the U.S. Federal Register affirming the FAA’s environmental and energy policy for U.S. civil aviation; outlines guiding principles, establishes initial high level performance goals, and describes strategies to achieve the goals.
Affected by aircraft noise? Concerned about climate change? Dealing with a proposed airport development? Looking for data on aviation’s environmental performance or on current regulation? The AEF is a UK-based association that is concerned exclusively with the environmental impacts of aviation.
The Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative (CAAFI) seeks to enhance energy security and environmental sustainability for aviation through alternative jet fuels. CAAFI is a coalition that focuses the efforts of commercial aviation to engage the emerging alternative fuels industry. It enables its diverse participants – representing all the leading stakeholders in the field of aviation – to build relationships, share and collect data, identify resources, and direct research, development and deployment of alternative jet fuels.
This document outlines ICAO’s key messages for decision-makers assembled at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) in June 2012. ICAO's strategic partnerships and concrete initiatives are highlighted to demonstrate the significant activity taking place behind the scenes which will lead to a globally sustainable future.
Brings together experts from every part of the aviation industry with Government bodies and research institutions to seek practical and environmentally and economically sustainable solutions to the challenge posed by aviation’s impact on the environment.
The International Coalition for Sustainable Aviation (ICSA) works to reduce pollution from air travel. As a network of nonprofit organizations representing millions of members, ICSA is the only environmental civil society group accredited as an observer by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the UN standard-setting body for international air travel.
Sustainable Mobility for All brings together a diverse and influential group of transport stakeholders with a commitment to speak with one coherent voice and act collectively to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and transform the transport sector.
The three pillars of sustainability (Social, Environmental, Economic) are powerful tools for defining the complete sustainability problem. If any one pillar is weak then the system as a whole is unsustainable.