What Cities and States Are Doing to Cut Noise, "the New Secondhand Smoke"

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
In a city whose cacophony can reach 95 decibels in midtown Manhattan — way above the federal government’s recommended average of no more than 70 decibels — the commotion over all that racket involves irate residents, anti-noise advocates, bars, helicopter sightseeing companies, landscapers and construction companies, as well as City Hall. The city’s 311 non-emergency call service gets 50,000 calls a day, and the No. 1 complaint is noise. Follow this link to read the complete story. Sourced from Governing