The Environmental Affairs Committee is responsible for the development and implementation of ACI-NA environmental policy positions on issues such as noise, air quality, water quality, waste management, wildlife, and environmental review processes. Committee members work with federal legislators and regulators, aviation industry groups, and international policymakers to develop statutory and regulatory proposals governing the environment at and around airports and the tenants who operate there.

The committee also helps guide federal aviation environmental research programs such as the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) and FAA’s ASCENT project. The committee provides information and guidance for airport operators in the development of environmental management programs. It is represented on the National Academy of Sciences Transportation Research Board, the International Civil Aviation Organization, the NextGen Advisory Committee, and other industry and government-sponsored organizations with a focus on the environment.

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Kevin Gurchak
Allegheny County Airport Authority

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Committee News

ACI-NA Launches New Website

Members always tell us the real value of ACI-NA comes through our ability to advance airport priorities in Washington D.C. and Ottawa, provide essential industry intelligence by keeping the pulse […]

Hurricane Florence Relief Fund Established

Many of us have watched the devastation brought about by Hurricane Florence in the Carolina region.  This most recent storm has been particularly devastating for many of our airport industry […]

ACI-NA to Celebrate 70th Anniversary in Nashville

Join us September 30 – October 2 for our 2018 Annual Conference & Exhibition in Nashville. 2018 marks ACI-NA’s 70th anniversary, so be sure to join us for a special […]

Press Releases

36 North American Airports Lead Industry in Sustainability

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 1, 2018 NASHVILLE – Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) today recognized the 36 North American airports that achieved Airport Carbon Accreditation during the past […]

State of the Industry: “Ensuring Another Successful 70 Years for Airports”

State of the Industry “Ensuring Another Successful 70 Years for Airports” Remarks by Kevin M. Burke President and CEO Airports Council International-North America 2018 ACI-NA Annual Conference and Exhibition October […]

Airports Call for Modernization of Airport Infrastructure in FAA Reauthorization Proposal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 24, 2018 WASHINGTON — Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) President and CEO Kevin M. Burke and American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) President and […]

Events

ACI-NA Commentary on Environmental Affairs

BNA Is Ever-Expanding

By Douglas E. Kreulen, A.A.E., President and CEO, Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority Nashville is on fire – there really is no other way to describe it. Always a great place […]

Crowd listening to a speaker at ACI-NA’s 2017 Annual Conference

Cheers to 70 Years: The Best Is Yet to Come

By: Kevin M. Burke, President and CEO, ACI-NA 2018 represents a great milestone for Airports Council International-North America as we celebrate our seventieth anniversary as the Voice of Airports in […]

Meet the Member: Rep. Jeff Denham

ACI-NA President and CEO Kevin M. Burke recently caught up with Rep. Jeff Denham, a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, to talk about prospects for an infrastructure [...]

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