Petition to the EPA to Implement the Noise Control Act

Following enactment of the Noise Control Act of 1972 and the Quiet Communities Act of 1978, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)  established an Office of Noise Abatement and Control (ONAC) to promulgate noise emission standards, require product labeling, facilitate the development of low noise products, coordinate Federal noise reduction programs, assist State and local noise

Noise disrupts plant life

Photo credit:Thomas licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition Some of you may be aware that decades ago, an Indian scientist reported that music helped certain plants grow but this area of research remains controversial. Other researchers think those who play music to their plants actually give them more care,

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