Tags » Noise Pollution

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Stopping sound waves can be approached in three broad categories:

  • Blocking direct air pathways
    • Needs airtight/sealed spaces
    • Not possible for open-air classrooms without extensive renovation…
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Combating Noise Pollution In Classrooms

As Sylvan Lake gets noisier, residents are determined to gain a bit of quiet

Sylvan Lake residents campaigning to stop noise pollution in the central Alberta resort town say decades of hullabaloo have reached an unbearable level.

“Everybody should be able to enjoy (the lake) without a very noisy boat going by and rattling your brains,” said the chairman of the Sylvan Lake Quiet Enjoyment Initiative (QEI), Kent Lyle. 378 more words

Local News

Delivery Drones Delivering Hell


Forget the prospect of delivery drones falling out of the sky and killing or maiming people. Forget the privacy issues as they fly over your enclosed back garden whilst you perhaps sunbathe naked. 251 more words

Current Affairs And Politics

Quiet Time

Quiet time.  I remember that in elementary school it was used for discipline.  If a kid was acting up, they sat in the corner and had “quiet time”.   1,296 more words

Pass il-quddiem għal Joseph Muscat dwar il-Port Ħieles

Il-kumment ta’ Joseph Muscat il-bieraħ  waqt il-konferenza ta’ Ernst & Young li huwa jippreferi li l-Port Ħieles itejjeb l-effiċjenza tiegħu flok ma jespandi kien kumment addattat. 168 more words

Alternattiva Demokratika - The Green Party


Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday restated the government’s resolve to enforce relevant regulations on noise pollution in the state. He made the remarks when the MTN Foundation distributed 250 hearing aid devices to beneficiaries in the state, including children less than one year old. 258 more words


I hope there is a special place in Hell for the person who approved TVs for gas pumps... :)

It is bad enough to hear the TVs blathering in shopping malls, department stores, airports and sports bars. Now there are more and more gas pumps with televisions installed in them, so I am forced to listen to ads and talking heads while I fill my tank with Earth-destroying gasoline. 110 more words