Assembly rep. Robert Carroll wants to chop down on noisy choppers with fees


Assembly Member Robert Carroll wants to chop down the noise from buzzing helicopters flying overhead.

Thousands of New Yorkers who are now accustomed to working from home since the pandemic are fed up with what they say is near-constant noise from tourist charters and wealthy air commuters. 

Complaints about helicopter noise in New York City have gone up exponentially, from 3,332 in 2019 to 22,800 in 2022, according to Bloomberg’s report on the city’s 311 call center data.

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