Consultancy, LLC - Noise
consulting services to municipalities, industry and impacted
residents, including: sound studies; ordinance development;
enforcement issues; acoustical modeling; planning and zoning;
impact statements; private and public nuisance advocacy.
Clearinghouse - An information
resource with online database. Campaigns on specific noise issues
and distributes "Quiet Zone" newsletter. Offers CD demonstrating
worst noise offenders. Often quoted by major media.
Rights Coalition - Dedicated to protecting the rights of
Alaskans to quiet places for the benefit of public land users,
private property owners, and visitors
Ban the Cannons -
British Columbia group wants ban on propane cannons and other
noise polluting bird scare devices in the Fraser Valley.
CBC Marketplace - Loud Movies - CBC news program investigates
sound levels in popular movies. Includes detailed analysis of
several recent movies.
Against Noise - Los Angeles
EPA History - Noise - U.S. EPA Documents Concerning Noise
Farm Noise and Hearing
Project - South Australian network of farmers and health
professionals promoting hearing conservation in rural communities.
and Loud Music - On the relationship between loud noise and
ear damage, with particular reference to young people and loud
Honku: Haiku about Traffic
Noise - An international movement grown from one man's
therapeutic exercise to alleviate the pain and suffering caused by
too many honking vehicles outside his apartment window in Brooklyn
Hush the Bus Movement
- A group of Hong Kong residents fed up with noise pollution from
televisions pumping out noise and ads on commuter buses.
International Commission on
Biological Effects of Noise - Sponsoring international
congresses every 5 years since 1968, this organization's members
are recognized as the leading authorities on the subject of noise
Involved with Neighborhoods and Kids (LINK) - Aims to reduce
leaf blower noise by networking with others. Includes news release
template and contact details.
League for the Hard of
Hearing - Nonprofit aimed at providing a network for
consciousness raising and reducing noise. Contains information on
airport noise, legislation, fact sheets, how to get involved, and
hazards to avoid. Located in New York and Florida, United States.
Loud Car Stereos - Bulletin from the Center for
Lower the Boom! -
Responsible Recreation - Defending the natural quiet of
Minnesota trails and waterways from snowmobile and personal
No Boom Cars -
Louisville KY - Boom Car noise pollution in Louisville is out of
control, we demand enforcement of the new noise ordinance
Society - The Noise Abatement Society (NAS) promotes ways to
combat antisocial noise. The Society's annual John Connell Awards
recognize local iniatives to address noise complaints.
Traffic - Information on effects of noise on people, noise
regulations, standards and control of noise production by
vehicles, machinery etc.
Noise Mapping England
- First stage in the development of a National Ambient Noise
Strategy for England. Aims to monitor the environmental noise
climate across England.
Noise Net - Noise and
Vibration Information in the UK - Mainly a business directory,
but also a source of good information.
Noise Off Charitable
Trust - Noise Off Charitable Trust - Promoting the reduction
of motor vehicle noise emissions throughout New Zealand for the
improvement of the heath and well being of our communities and the
quality of our environment
- Dedicated to the elimination of unwanted noise from any source
which causes discomfort, stress or adverse health problems
Noisefree America -
NFA's monthly "Dirty Dozen" awards spotlight worst noise
NoiseOFF - Coalition of
world citizens combating noise pollution blighting communities
Quiet DC -
Focuses on noise problems in the Washington, DC Metro area
Quiet Use Coalition -
Quiet use of wilderness areas is presented as a normal use and
argues against enabling gas engine, motorized machines in the
quiet, national forests in U.S.
Right to Quiet -
Vancouver, BC, nonprofit society working to raise awareness of the
value, benefits, and difficulties in obtaining quiet.
Rutgers Noise Technical Assistance Center - Providing training
in sound level measurement for enforcement of municipal noise
codes, the center has been providing assistance for over 35 years
Anti-Noise Patrol - Campaign to enforce Scarsdale's summer ban
of gas-powered leaf blowers, with noise pollution links, photo
galleries, and hearing protection recommendations.
Scientific Interdisciplinary Ecology and Noise Committee -
Argentina group promotes public noise awareness and advises
citizens and city officials on noise problems
Citizens against car alarms - Website for a new campaign to
ban car alarms from New York City.
Stress and Noise - Franklin Institute Report
UK - Noise Act of 1996 - Full text of the UK Noise Act of