Denver International Airport Fined Over $33 Million For Being Too Loud
It sucks to have a loud neighbor. Especially when your neighbor is the Denver International Airport (DIA).
That's the situation for Adams County.
Unlike most of us, instead of just swearing about their noisy neighbor under their breath, the county decided to sue DIA.
Now, the publication reports that Jefferson County District Judge Christie Bachmeyer has sided with Adams County, stating that DIA's failure to properly measure aircraft noise was a violation of its intergovernmental agreement with the county.
Bachmeyer made the decision on Friday (June 19), and ordered DIA to pay $33.5 million to Adams County for noise violations.
Quiet down, planes.
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