John Drinkwater, JD, MBA is the founder of, an organization dedicated to increasing awareness of the medical, scientific, environmental, legal, and public health aspects of unsafe noise, promoting dialogue, and exploring balanced options.’s “Turn Up the Quiet”™ efforts with private sector businesses and government bodies have resulted in positive change at venues such as health clubs, grocery stores, banks, outdoor amplified events and other public places, and has increased awareness and enforcement of existing environmental and other public health laws.