Interboro High students battling airport expansion plan

    For students in a sociology class at Delaware County’s Interboro High School, the forthcoming expansion of Philadelphia International Airport is more than a class lesson.

    “We are not standing for the FAA completely destroying our community,” senior Alison Killian told the Delaware County Times. The students are taking action.

    After forming “Save our Swamp,” the Interboro students sent a letter to the FAA, asking its officials if they’d be OK with an airport pushing our their homes and wetlands, as is the plan for Tinicum Township.

    Students are speaking out against the expansion, saying the short decline in airport delays isn’t reason enough to uproot lives. The FAA says it will respond when it receives the letter.

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