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Environmental & Energy

Apr. 24, 2024

Pilots file suit against City of Torrance over airfield

The lawsuit is the latest to claim that the city adopted a handful of ordinances related to the airport for the purpose of lowering noise pollution in response to public outcry.

Aerial view of the Zamperini Airfield in Torrance. (Shutterstock)

A coalition of pilots sued the City of Torrance over an ordinance limiting operations at Zamperini Airfield, at the Torrance Municipal Airport. The plaintiffs claim that the ordinance improperly aims to limit noise pollution at the airport, in violation of an agreement the city has with the federal government not to limit the facility’s usefulness.

The lawsuit is the latest to claim that the city adopted a handful of ordinances related to ...

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