Photo credit: frank longwill licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 by David M. Sykes, Vice Chair, The Quiet Coalition Last month, we published a notice about the week-long conference hosted by the University of California Davis, the Aviation Noise & Emissions Virtual Symposium 2021. The conference took place from Monday, February 22, through Saturday, February 26th.
Photo credit: William Warby licensed under CC BY 2.0 by David M. Sykes, Vice Chair, The Quiet Coaliltion So far, nobody outside Australia--where they’ve been tested and found to be very annoying--seems much concerned about noise from drone deliveries. But this video shows you drones that can be up to 8 feet wide, have 8
Photo credit: ShellyS licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 by Arline L. Bronzaft, Ph.D., Board of Directors, GrowNYC, and Co-founder, The Quiet Coalition An article in The City by Jose Martinez on November 15, 2020, reported helicopter noise complaints to 311 had soared in 2020 compared to 2019. Martinez noted that noise emanating from the helicopters make New
Photo credit: Ketut Subiyanto from Pexels by Arline L. Bronzaft, Ph.D., Board of Directors, GrowNYC, and Co-founder, The Quiet Coalition So many people, have become more aware of the intrusive sounds around them. Since we have been staying home more during the pandemic, and with many working from home, we have become more cognizant of
Photo credit: Cameron Casey from Pexels by Arline L. Bronzaft, Ph.D., Board of Directors, GrowNYC, and Co-founder, The Quiet Coalition On December 31, 2020, Congresswoman Eleanor Norton Holmes (D-DC), co-chair of the Quiet Skies Caucus, and Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) wrote to then President-Elect Biden, copying then Secretary of Transportation nominee Pete Buttigieg, stressing the
Photo credit: Matthis Volquardsen from Pexels by Arline L. Bronzaft, Ph.D., Board of Directors, GrowNYC, and Co-founder, The Quiet Coalition Representative Jerry Nadler has introduced legislation that will impose stricter regulations on helicopter tour flights. The legislation will impose minimum altitude and maximum noise limits on all helicopter flights, easing the discomfort experienced by residents
Another study shows association of hearing loss with cognitive decline, writes Dr. Daniel Fink. But while correlation isn’t causation, this study supports others in the EU and U.S.
SC Freiburg are banned from hosting Bundesliga games at their new soccer stadium due to noise ordinance violations. Dr. Daniel Fink wishes similar noise laws existed here in the U.S.