For years Senator McCain has posed as a friend of restoring quiet over the Grand Canyon-
It’s not true, and on Monday the U.S. Senate will vote on his amendment that would lock in the noise for a lot more time, according to the Sierra Club. Of course you would be wise to do your own research, but below is the Sierra Club alert on this.
March 23, 2010. Update: McCain drops his amendment. Arizona Daily Sun.
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Sierra Club Alert-
Restore the quiet of nature in the skies of the Grand Canyon
Timeline: The Senate votes on the destructive McCain Amendment MONDAY AFTERNOON. (may become part of FAA Reauthorization Bill unless blocked). Discussion and voting all afternoon and into evening on FAA bill.
McCain Spin: “The Arizona senator is tired of waiting for the FAA and NPS to reach an agreement over restoring ‘natural quiet.’” (AP Mar 17, 2010) Read the rest of this entry »