FAA's rationale for acquiescing to Chicago Mayor Richard Daley's plans to turn Meigs Field into a park is "utter nonsense," Illinois DOT Secretary Kirk Brown told FAA Administrator David Hinson last week in a strongly worded letter. Brown urged Hinson to reverse the position FAA took earlier this month with Chicago officials - the agency could not force the city to keep Meigs as an operating airport. Democrats, who will hold their national convention next week in Chicago, have long ...
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