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ID:

719

Date:

2013-04-18

Headline:

Reporter's name:

Mark Maremont And Tom McGinty

Delay/denial:

Yes

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Wall Street Journal

City:

Washington, DC

Notes:

The Wall Street Journal used FOIA to obtain copies of almost all of the letters, albeit with redactions, eighteen months after filing a FOIA request.

Keywords:

Federal Aviation Administration, threat, airspace, jet, security, air traffic control, Lockheed Martin Corp., Chevron Corp., Marathon Petroleum Corp., Oxbow Group, William Koch, Penn National Gaming Inc., Cleveland Browns, Emerson Electric Co., BNY Mellon, News Corp., Merck & Co., Humana Inc., United States Steel Corp., Aflac Inc., Walt Disney Co., Joe Gibbs Racing, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Leslie's Poolmart Inc., Idaho Potato Packers Corp.

Impact:

The number of aircraft masked by their owners had fallen below 700 before Congress acted in late 2011; an April 2013 list included more than 5,100 American-registered aircraft.

URL:

http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424127887323820304578410633003145370


Agencies:

FAA

States:

AZ
CA
DC
GA
ID
NJ
OH
VA

Categories:

air safety


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