The Quiet Transition starts tomorrow

Photo credit: Cindy Shebley licensed under CC BY 2.0 by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition Well, the quiet transition doesn’t start tomorrow. Thanks to the efforts of The Quiet Coalition’s Jamie Banks, PhD, and the nonprofit organization she started and leads, Quiet Communities, Inc., it has already started. What is the quiet transition? In

NYC councilman says cops failed to take action against his noise complaint

Photo credit: Jiarong Deng from Pexels by Arline L. Bronzaft, Ph.D., Board of Directors, GrowNYC, Co-founder, The Quiet Coalition, and Honorary Chair, Quiet American Skies It is important to pass legislation to curb noise, but unless the legislation is enforced, the noise problems will continue and very likely worsen. Residents in New York City have

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

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