The protracted saga concerning a third runway at London Heathrow continued in late March as the High Court in London ruled that the UK government's policy supporting another runway "was untenable" because it was inconsistent with the Climate Change Act of 2008. The government's support for the runway was included in its famous 2003 Air Transport White Paper. Construction by 2020 was conditional on meeting strict targets on aircraft noise, public transport and pollution. But a coalition of ...

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