NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 24, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Washington: Robert Hager) Government order for airlines to get rid of or muffle the engines on older noisy planes and to replace them with quieter planes featured; scenes shown of aircraft in flight with noise gauge on screen. [Transportation Secretary Samuel SKINNER - says this is a major commitment by Americans to quiet the environment around airports.] Weakening of restrictions by White House advisers noted. [Air Transport Association Robert AARONSON - talks about the cost.] [National Airport Watch Group Barbara LICHMAN - says there is too much noise and too many flights.]
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