Martin Rubin

Martin Rubin, a resident of Los Angeles who lives just under ½ mile from the east end of Santa Monica Airport (SMO), was drawn into his activism in 1997. While doing what he loves in his garden, he became aware of an awful smell. It took him awhile to realize that the odor was always accompanied by a high shrill sound, and that the source of both the sound and the stink was the idling private jets at SMO. In 2003, he along with his wife Joan founded Concerned Residents Against Airport Pollution (CRAAP), along with their website www.jetairpollution.com, to educate and organize SMO’s surrounding communities. In 2007 the City of Los Angeles awarded CRAAP with a certificate of appreciation for their proactive work to improve the environment.
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Martin Rubin on Aviation Justice

Los Angeles residents Martin Rubin and Joan Winters founded Concerned Residents Against Airport Pollution in 2003. I interpret the term “Aviation Justice” literally to mean that all attributes of aviation must be justly considered. How aviation affects the Earth, both in the atmosphere as well as at ground level must be a significant factor in … Continue reading