A group of local authorities in the London area have notified the UK Secretary of State for Transport it will seek a judicial review of the government's decision to support a third Heathrow runway. In 2016, the UK government chose adding a new runway as its preferred option for increasing airport capacity, proceeding to a consultation on the draft Airports National Policy Statement (NPS) and a House of Commons vote on June 25, 2018, which approved—with a large majority—the ...

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