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FAA Awards More Than $20M in Grants to Mitigate Noise Around LAX

Oscar Flores

The Federal Aviation Administration awarded more than $21.9 million in grants for residential noise mitigation for more than 1,300 residences near Los Angeles International Airport, Rep. Maxine Waters announced Tuesday.

A $9.9 million grant will go to the Los Angeles County Development Authority for about 680 homes in the Lennox, Athens, and Del Aire unincorporated communities.

A $6.6 million will benefit more than 310 residences in Westchester and El Segundo.

An approximately $5.3 million grant will benefit more than 330 Inglewood residences.

"I am pleased to help make these grants available to my district, where I have received numerous complaints year in and year out about airport noise emanating from LAX," said Waters, D-Los Angeles.

For more information on residential noise mitigation, Inglewood residents can contact Bettye Griffith, director of the City of Inglewood's Residential Sound Insulation Program, at 310-412-5289.

Residents of unincorporated communities in Los Angeles County near LAX can contact the following people:

Residents of the City of Los Angeles or the City of El Segundo can contact Mark Adams, Los Angeles World Airports, at 424-646-5114 or his email madams2@lawa.org.

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