Filing fails to consider ozone layer, global warming in cost-benefit f or O'Hare
- A filing last week with the Federal Aviation Administration on a plan
to expand Chicago's O'Hare airport shows a cost-benefit ratio as
justified, even under adverse scenarios [Paul Merrion, Crain's Chicago
Business, 15 Feb. 2005]. However, the filing failed to account for more damage to the ozone layer and more global warming from increases in airline transportation and costly emissions.
Airline emissions linked to hole in ozone layer and global warming,