#1 EPA Aircraft to Fly Low Over Fort Worth this Morning
01-24-2011, 02:31 PM
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The twin propeller aircraft will fly at a slow speed of about 115 miles per hour over particular areas of the city in a straight line at an altitude between 500 and 2,800 feet to conduct chemical and radiological surveys in the area for about 30 minutes to an hour at an unspecified time, according to the EPA public advisory.
The flyover comes as a response to a request from the State of Texas to assist in environmental monitoring activities during events associated with the upcoming Super Bowl, the release stated.
Read more: http://www.star-telegram.com/2011/01...#ixzz1ByznHfjP
01-24-2011, 02:37 PM
The EPA and the state of Texas have been battling each other for awhile now. Our government (state level) has been chafing at what they consider federal intrusion into state issues.
An example is a recent flammable faucet just west of here.
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