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Congress Provides for Numerous Noise Studies in 2018 FAA Reauthorization Act

The Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”) Reauthorization Act of 2018 (“Act”), passed by Congress on October 3, 2018, devotes an entire section, Title 1, Authorizations, subtitle D, to “Airport Noise and Environmental Streamlining.” Among the 22 provisions enacted by the subtitle, … Continue reading

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NOISE AND OTHER NUISANCES IN AN HOA OR CONDO My last E-newsletter was on the topic of NOISE AND NUISANCES in an HOA. I also announced I would be retiring from providing legal services (but not retire from providing resources … Continue reading

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Some Things Do Not Change: Aviation Groups Object to Protecting Public Health Through Enforceable Noise Standards

Some things never change. The airport and airline groups lobbying Congress that a new, beautiful, noise-free future is “just around the corner” so there is no need for enforceable noise standards. http://bit.ly/2MuInpd In 1972 during the Senate debate on the … Continue reading

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The Affair of the Sonic Weapons Attack and the Weaponization of Noise; From the Front Lines in China, Cuba, the United States and Elsewhere

A police officer with a Long Range Acoustic Device at a protest in Times Square. The use of such devices against protesters in 2014 is at issue in a federal lawsuit accusing the Police Department of excessive force.Credit John Minchillo/Associated … Continue reading

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How Does Noise Affect the Health of NICU Babies?

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is essential to the survival of many premature and sick infants. However, babies in the NICU may also be exposed to certain types of harm, including neurotoxic chemicals (such as phalates and phenols), restricted … Continue reading

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