Here’s a letter the West Athens, Hollypark and Parkside Village communities sent to our representative Congresswoman Waters. She responded by participating in a community meeting in February 2018 and continues to help community members with airport issues.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Honorable Congresswoman Maxine Waters
US House of Representatives
2221 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Michael P. Huerta
800 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20591
Via US Mail
Re: Hawthorne-West Athens Part 150 Participation
Dear Congresswoman Waters and Administrator Huerta,
We are located in the flight path of the Hawthorne airport. Our community is concerned about safety, noise and pollution issues caused by the increasing commercial air traffic into Hawthorne (HHR).
We have tried for over a year to engage with the airport; however, the airport says they are unable to schedule a meeting with our community at this time. The airport is finishing their Part 150 noise study but never included the West Athens community as part of the process. Community members have sent Part 150 comment letters to the local FAA office which have gone unanswered.
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