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Power plant threat at California airport toppledPower plant threat at California airport toppled

The California Energy Commission on Oct. 8 denied a permit that would have allowed a Texas company to build two energy plants less than two miles from Hayward Executive Airport. AOPA, the local aviation community, residents, and environmentalists had opposed the Eastshore Energy Center. “We're pleased the energy commission weighed the potential negative impacts this center would have had on the community and the safety of pilots operating at the airport,” said Heidi Williams, AOPA senior director of airports. Read more >>

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