Sen. Bob Menendez calls for ban on NYC tourist helicopters that fly along New Jersey waterfront

Sen. Bob Menendez is one of several officials

Sen. Bob Menendez is one of several officials calling for a ban of tourist helicopter flights over the Hudson River. (August 8, 2014 4:06 PM)

Sen. Bob Menendez is one of several officials calling for a ban of tourist helicopter flights over the Hudson River.

Lawmakers and some who live along the waterfront say the flights have become a major quality-of-life issue because of the constant noise. They also have safety concerns.

After months of discussion with stakeholders, legislators have written a letter to the FAA asking for...

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