“Quest for Quiet”
Lunchtime Conference Series

Dec 15 event

Accelerating the Transition to Lead-Free Fuel, part of our “Quest for Quiet” lunchtime conference series, will seek to address these questions and more, with the assistance of policymakers, government representatives, academics, legal experts and community leaders. It will also focus on:

  • The communities impacted by leaded fuel;
  • The technical and economic possibilities for acceleration;Airports in the country that are leading by example; and
  • Considering the ideas presented by the public before and during the event.
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Aviation Noise, Pollution and Health: Connecting the Dots features leading scientific and medical researchers, community leaders and legal experts. The 2.5 hour conference focuses on:

  • The latest science on aviation noise, pollution, and its effects on health and well-being;
  • Connecting science to what people experience in their communities;
  • Considering ways in which a public health framework can be used to make our aviation system quieter, cleaner, and healthier for all.
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Working Together to Reduce Noise and Pollution in America’s Communities is a 2 hour conference where you will learn as well as help build a community network that can work together to reduce noise in our communities. The following will be presented:

  • Introduction, Arline Bronzaft, Ph.D., Professor Emerita, City University of New York
  • Noise as a Public Health Hazard, Jamie Banks, Ph.D., M.Sc., President, Quiet Communities Inc.
  • Noise: An Environmental Justice Issue, Joan Casey, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health
  • The Federal Noise Control Program: Where We Are Today, Sidney Shapiro, J.D., Professor, Wake Forest University Law School
  • Working Together to Reduce Noise, Chuck Elkins, J.D., Former Director, Noise Control Program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Finding Solutions, Arline Bronzaft, Ph.D.