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Being neighborly over jet noise

I attended a free community screening of the locally-made film “Plane Truths” on April 18th in Anacortes. The 30 minute film was of excellent quality with the filmmakers present for a post-screening question-and-answer session. It centered around the Whidbey Navy Base expansion which will increase “Growler” jet flights and takeoff/landing exercises by up to 400 percent in some areas. It presented current concerns about jet noise, water pollution and the community impact of the pending Navy expansion.

It was distressing to see this fine presentation veer away from a question-and-answer session...


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