environmental noise

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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What do Reported dB Noise Measurements Mean?

[revised 04/15/18] Knowledge is power. The dB is a unit of measurement for sound intensity or sound power. dB noise levels are being mentioned all over the place e.g. WHO noise pollution guidelines, news media, websites, blogs, magazines, “quiet” product specifications. How can people understand noise risk if they don’t understand noise measurement and how …

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