of your neighbors are concerned about air pollution and/or aircraft noise caused
by local airports and their over-flights (mainly related to O'Hare airport
operations). These concerns include
health and well-being[i]
as well as aesthetics and property value reductions.
a result of a field inspection, we have determined that there is a basis for
Please complete this pilot survey:
[ii] “Black-goo” is a dark (generally black-gray) oily substance that, when associated with aircraft, has been identified with more than 15 toxic petroleum chemicals including toulene and styrene as, well as, traces of a banned carcinogen pesticide -- ethylene dibromide (EDB). It can cause a whole host of significant health problems, including reproductive, even with only short-term exposure. EDB is a jet fuel additive.
For comprehensive studies see: http://www.areco.org/studies.htm#health