Chicago’s 40th Ward is the most recent community to join O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission (ONCC) as the 54th member of an organization dedicated to seeking relief from aircraft noise near O’Hare International Airport. read more

The Village of Bloomingdale in DuPage County became the 53rd member of the O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission (ONCC) this month as it seeks relief from a significant increase in aircraft noise at O’Hare International Airport. read more

Chicago wards and suburbs near O’Hare International Airport today set a January 2015 deadline for the Federal Aviation Administration to re-evaluate the impact of interim aircraft noise generated by the airport’s modernization program. read more

Christian Ebinger Elementary School, located in Ward 41 on Chicago’s northwest side, has received reimbursement grants totaling $468,750 from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the city of Chicago to fund a sound insulation design for the building. The FAA anticipates a construction grant may be released by the end of 2014. The 88-year- old school, 7352 W. Pratt Ave., serves nearly 720 students and staff. read more

Air traffic controllers have modified arrival and departure procedures on Runway 32L and Runway 4L at O’Hare International Airport in response to safety directives from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). read more

Ridgewood High School will welcome visitors to its newly sound insulated building during an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, at 7500 W. Montrose Ave., Norridge. read more

Nashif Manar, senior project engineer for the Illinois Tollway, and Consultant Libby Braband, public involvement lead, will discuss the Elgin O’Hare Western Access (EOWA) project on Friday, June 7, at 8 a.m. before the O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission, Rosewood Banquets, 9421 W. Higgins Rd., Rosemont. read more