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Trust the FAA? They’ve heard that before

Your editorial board wrote that Milton and Dedham should “wait and listen” regarding aviation noise from the new runway plan (“Too much airplane noise? Towns should wait and listen,” March 23). There already IS an aviation noise problem in Milton; why should citizens wait to say, “Enough,” until after Milton is bombarded with even more concentrated noise?

You write that many neighbors are “angry” — anger is an appropriate response when a bully is picking on you. There is a history of the Federal Aviation Administration implementing these new flight plans and then ignoring the complaints that follow; Milton knows this from experience.

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