Reading, writing, low-flying jets: San Jose Toxic Tour Blog

By Jessica Olthof, Barbara Benton and Christian Ceaser

Washington Elementary School is under the direct flight path of the San Jose International Airport. As many as 10 jets fly overhead per hour, producing constant noise, fumes and exhaust, that disrupt students’ education and possibly their health as well.

Students cope with low flying jets all day. Photo (c) by Jessica Olthof

The San Jose Toxic Tour is produced by the San Jose State University journalism students of Professor Michael Cheers, in collaboration with

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