ASA 126th Meeting Denver 1993 October 4-8

3aNS5. The present aircraft noise evaluation process.

Louise Mallot

Federal Aviation Admin. Office of Environment and Energy, 800 Independence Ave., S.W., Washington, DC 20591

The legal background and policy decisions underlying present U.S. Government noise impact assessment procedures are outlined. Collaboration and review processes to satisfy the mandates of the various agencies are discussed, with emphasis on the FAA's mission and plans regarding aircraft noise abatement.