Quiet activism

Jan L. Mayes writing about environmental noise pollution crisis hurting communication and health of humans and other species at risk.

Environmental & Community Noise Articles & Books

Environmental Noise Reading Room by Topic: 1974 – 2019 Compiled by Jan L. Mayes. Titles and links to environmental and community noise related documents and resources. Flatpack Democracy: A Guide to Creating Independent Politics The Frome model for city or community government change is a blueprint for “a non-confrontational way of working and a participatory …

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Open Letter to Government TRAN Committee to Assess the Impact of Aircraft Noise in the Vicinity of Major Canadian Airports

The Canadian federal government Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure & Communities is holding meetings in Ottawa to Assess the Impact of Aircraft Noise in the Vicinity of Major Canadian Airports. October 30, 2018 was Meeting 117. It’s urgent for Canadians across the country to contact this Committee to let them know your views on aircraft …

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European Noise Directive public policy decision makers fail to control aircraft and transportation noise pollution

Noise mapping is when community noise is measured to find areas with unhealthy noise levels. The goal is to end the international public health crisis from transportation noise damage. Federal governments around the world are responsible for transportation, e.g. traffic, airplanes, railways. Airports, including aircraft flight paths, are the highest noise damage risk. Federal airport …

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Mapping and Measuring Real Time Community Noise

Noise pollution can cause stress and too many flight or fight chemicals in the body. This is a public health crisis that can also make tinnitus or hyperacusis worse. Mapping and measuring real time community noise identifies areas or locations with unhealthy noise levels as well as quiet areas and locations that need protecting. Cities …

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