Les Blomberg, MA is the founder and executive director of the Noise Pollution Clearinghouse, which serves a vital role in archiving important publications about noise and its effects on health and society and making these available to researchers and activists. He has also conducted research into noise and its effects, written extensively about noise for magazines, journals, and websites, and advised hundreds of communities, mayors, council members, zoning boards, and police chiefs about understanding and enforcing noise regulations.