South Burlington, VT, May 23, 2012 — Host intro: The Vermont Air National Guard is considering whether to make Burlington International Airport home to a fleet of new F-35 fighter jets. Communities around the airport debated the jets' presence at a public hearing last week. The Environmental Impact statement put out by the Air Force says that the new jets will bring higher noise levels to neighborhoods surrounding the airport.
On Monday night, South Burlington's City Council voted 4 - 1 to oppose the plan. Sarah Harris has more. Go to full article