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TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Web-Only Document 7: How Proposed ARFF Standards Would Impact Airports explores the potential cost implications for airports of implementing proposed airport rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) regulations that would be more closely aligned with voluntary consensus standards promulgated by the International Civil Aviation Organization and the National Fire Protection Association. Section 311 of H.R. 915 EH, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2009, calls for more closely aligning ARFF regulations under part 139 of title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, Certification of Airports, with voluntary consensus standards.

A summary of this report was published online as ACRP Research Results Digest 7: A Summary of How Proposed Firefighting Standards Would Impact Airports.

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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2009. How Proposed ARFF Standards Would Impact Airports. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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