Lawmakers in Connecticut's Fairfield County are hoping President Barack Obama can help in their battle to persuade the FAA to change recently adopted flight paths that would bring increases in noise and pollution over their jurisdictions. The municipalities say the FAA accepted the new routes to and from airports in New York City, Newark, N.J., and Philadelphia without considering their concerns, and they say they hope the Obama administration will change FAA policy and leadership to address the lawmakers' concerns.

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