Committee Probes Heathrow Expansion

8 November 2009 (Last Updated November 8th, 2009 18:30)

An investigation has been launched by the UK's London Assembly Environment Committee to study the environmental implications of expanding London Heathrow Airport. The investigation will examine noise, air quality and climate change conditions. It will also try to discover if

An investigation has been launched by the UK's London Assembly Environment Committee to study the environmental implications of expanding London Heathrow Airport.

The investigation will examine noise, air quality and climate change conditions.

It will also try to discover if the expansion will lead to an anticipated additional 220,000 flights each year.

The investigation began on 5 November and the findings are expected to be published in early 2010.