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11 June 2009

Grand Canyon
View from Sunrise Spot on the Grand Canyon
Picture source: Pascal Brackman
It's hard to believe, but the spot voted several times to be the most beautiful and impressive in the world, the Grand Canyon, is too noisy.
It's got well over 100 sightseeing aircraft flights per day crossing the Grand Canyon. And for many, this is getting too much fot its natural soundscape.  

Although there is an act from 1987 (by the Federal Aviation Administration) that is meant to resolve this, implementation has stalled by flight operators.

The Park Service Road Map to implement this law is aiming at the end of 2009. So there is hope...

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Start of the Bright Angel Trail into the Grand Canyon
Picture source: Pascal Brackman

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