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Author and audiologist Jan L. Mayes shares educational content and resources on audiology, hearing health, and environmental noise pollution.

Federal Air Pollution Plus Noise Pollution Public Policy

[Featured image by Adam Schwarz on Unsplash] With global awareness rising about climate change, it has never been more important to find out where government authorities stand on federal air pollution plus noise pollution public policy. The combined public health risk from air pollution plus noise pollution is worse than either alone. Fighting air pollution …

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Measure Noise Pollution using Free NIOSH Sound Level Meter Smartphone App

[Revised July 10, 2019] There are lots of Smartphone sound level meter apps, but most aren’t accurate or free. Many pretend to be free but cost money to change the default settings to public health recommended settings for environmental noise. The noise scientists at the National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health in the U.S. …

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