ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (WJZ) — A federal court has dismissed Howard County’s petition for the Federal Aviation Administration to change flight paths at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
The county claims the FAA changed flight paths without proper notice or environmental consideration, causing noise pollution in some areas.READ MORE: Arrest Made In Murder Of Baltimore Man Killed Over Neighborly FeudStudy: Less Than 1% Of Defendants Whose Low-Level Charges Were Dropped By Mosby Went On To Commit More Serious Crimes
At the time the county filed the petition in November 2018, officials argued it was the best course of action because the FAA abandoned a community roundtable to address the issues.MORE NEWS: Maryland Women's Basketball Opens Season Ranked No. 4 In AP Poll; Men's Team Ranked No. 21
Howard County Executive Calvin Ball said in a statement he’s disappointed with the decision and is considering the best way to move forward.