Homes With Airport Noise to Receive Relief
A years long lawsuit between the city of Eagan and the Metropolitan Airports Commission was settled in Wednesday. The suit also includes Minneapolis and Richfield. The Metropolitan Airports Commission has agreed to pay over 700 homeowners $7.4 million dollars, over time, to help shield their homes from loud airport noise, according to the Pioneer Press.
According to the Star Tribune, 432 homes are affected by airport noise in Minneapolis and the Commission has agreed to start work on these homes in the next year and finish in 2009.
The years of 1994-2004 have seen a 19% increase in airport noise, to see if your home qualifies for the improvements you can visit the Star Tribune here.