El Toro reuse websites
(We aren't afraid to list the competition.)
ANTI-AIRPORT AT EL TORO
El Toro Info Site. The original El Toro airport website, founded in 1996 and funded entirely by its volunteer staff and viewers. The principal source for all the news and research, both good and bad for the airport and park. Has a stated anti-airport editorial policy.
Toro Chronicles. A lively long-running volunteer message
frequented by anti-El Toro activists and brave members of the
City of Irvine Great Park. Webpages on the city's site. Provides the latest maps, documents, and general information about the development and the activities of the Great Park Corporation.
The website of the public Great Park
Corporation. See also www.greatparkballoon.org
for information on balloon rides.
Park. The website of the the private
Park Conservancy. Click here
for the Conservancy's financial reports.
ETRPA. The El Toro Reuse Planning Authority website is archived on the El Toro Info Site. The old www.etrpa.com is gone.
The Open Water
Plan. A humourous jab at Newport Beach and its efforts to
shift their airport onto others. Not updated for years.
PRO-EL TORO AIRPORT
Working Group Updated website of the AWG which
opposes expansion of John Wayne Airport. Old AWG "El Toro Now"
site was www.eltoronow.org.
Click here for the AWG's financial reports.
AWGPAC. An out-of-date anti-park website from the Airport Working Group. Posted selected news on a monitored message board, especially anything that is critical of Larry Agran and the City of Irvine.
website created by pro-airport groups, expressly for the March 5, 2002
campaign against Measure W - the OC Central Park and Nature
Preserve initiative. (Out of date and redirects to AWGPAC)
Website of the Newport Beach-based Airport Working Group. Strictly
pro-El Toro airport spin. Links to pro-airport sites only.
Funding and direction is the same as for the ocgreatpark.org
site. (Out of date.) Click here for the AWG's financial
and Russ Niewiarowski's site promoting an alternate V-plan airport
which they contend is superior to the County's plan. (Out of date since
The TNMG, Inc. offspring of The New Millennium Group created by Griffin
and Niewiarowski. (See above.) Ann Watt, Bill Turner and others in
Newport Beach are promoting El Toro for commercial aviation to prevent
greater utilization of John Wayne airport. (out-of-date)
OCRAA. The Orange County
Regional Airport Authority, a group of North County cities, is
promoting El Toro airport. (Out of date. The site is now the City
of Garden Grove's) For more current
check this website's page about OCRAA..
Coalition for a Truly Regional Airport Plan. El Segundo-run group seeks to limit the expansion of LAX by building airports elsewhere and particularly at El Toro. (Out of date.)
Newport Beach area group focused on blocking future grow of John
Wayne Airport. Motto: "10.8 and lock the gate."
County El Toro Master Development Program. The pro-airport county
website was taken off line in 2001. The abandoned eltoromdp.org URL was
later registered by the Airport Working Group. Some of the old county
El Toro and AWG pages are archived by WayBackMachine.org and can be
searched at this link.
Regional Commission on Airport Affairs (RCAA) This group has been fighting the expansion of Seattle-Tacoma Airport for over 10 years. Extensive library of research reports on environmental, social and economic impacts of airports, plus lots of political and organizational experience dealing with airport issues.
Seattle Council on Airport Affairs SCAA is primarily in the Seattle area, and its purpose is to educate citizens, gather information, and help communities on issues related to the negative impacts of airports and aviation in the Puget Sound region
Alliance of Residents Concerning O'Hare (AReCO) Group fighting expansion of Chicago's O'Hare. Leadership group in the nation-wide Citizens Airport Watch. Excellent information on airport related pollution.
UPROAR San Francisco Bay area, CA -- A group concerned by airport impacts on residents' way of life.
PANIC Website of the Peninsula Aircraft Noise/Safety Information Commitee concerned with LAX departures over the Rancho Palos Verdes, Hermosa Beach and Redondo Beach area.
Aviation Conspiracy Newsletter - Bill Mulcahy brings an investigative reporting style to examining the aviation industry.
Citizens for the Abatement of Aircraft Noise (CAAN) This site deals with noise problems at Washington's National and Dulles airports.
No More Noise! A coalition opposing expansion of air cargo traffic at Oakland International Airport. Good list of e-mail and website links to other groups, aviation law.
Heathrow Airport - West
London Friends of the Earth. Opposes expansion of
Heathrow Airport and construction of Terminal 5. Covers several
Click here for a complete world-wide list of airport groups. (Out of date.)
City of Irvine
City of Laguna Hills
City of Laguna Niguel
City of Lake Forest
City of Mission Viejo
City of Rancho Santa Margarita
BRAC - Naval Facilities Engineering Command. Base closure and environmental cleanup information.
South Coast Air Quality Management District
California Association of Governments (SCAG) Studies
transportation issues including airports in the region..
California Regional Airport Authority (SCRAA) New website for
the regional group in process of being reconstituted.
California Economic Diversification and Revitalization (CEDAR) State site includes a section of useful data on military base reuse.
California Environmental Protection Agency
Federal Aviation Administration Home Page.
FAA Western-Pacific Region. Information more specific to this area.
Environmental Protection Agency
San Diego Airport Site Selection Program
Noise Pollution Clearing House Concerned with all types of noise including aviation. Contains summaries of lawsuits against airports.
California First Amendment Coalition Information on the Brown Act, Public Records Requests, open government and freedom of information.
Angeles World Airways
Master Plan - LAX
San Diego International (Lindbergh Field) and San Diego Regional Airport Authority
John Wayne Airport
Ontario International Airport
Long Beach Municipal Airport
Norton Air Force Base Reuse
San Francisco International
March Inland Port
Southern California Logistics Airport
Federal Election Commission Info Site Information on campaign contributors, including California's 200 largest campaign donors.
University of California, Irvine
Orange County Business Council A business group which actively supported the El Toro aiport proposal.
South Orange County Chambers of Commerce A business group that actively opposes the El Toro airport proposal.
Development A joint powers authority for high speed Maglev
connections to Orange County.