sound pollution


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sound pollution

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Noun1.sound pollution - annoying and potentially harmful environmental noise
pollution - undesirable state of the natural environment being contaminated with harmful substances as a consequence of human activities
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NG1 will use the funding to expand the manufacturing and distribution for its current product, Tech Flo Exhaust, an aftermarket exhaust system for the transportation industry which has been proven to provide fuel savings rates in the double digits, increased engine performance and reduced emission and sound pollution benefits.
Pooram fans who throng the Swaraj Round in Thrissur for the festival cannot imagine a fest without the fireworks, but many others disagree in the context of increasing awareness about the use of chemicals in them and the sound pollution they cause.
Absence of sound pollution, no need for nationwide electricity network, no need for water, saving costs, long life and low maintenance requirement are among advantages of the solar power plants.
It can operate in the location's high summer ambient temperatures, and is configured to meet sound pollution regulations of 85 dBA at 7 meters.
Commonly known as ' noise dosemeter', sound level meter is a handheld device to measure sound pollution.
The concept of sound pollution ironically functioned to camouflage the concentration of new capital.
Other questions arose about sewer mitigation and potential light and sound pollution from a 120-foot tower, twice the height of the trees.
In 2003 and 2004, developers delayed again due to violations of EPA storm water discharge regulations and the builder's inaccurate assessments of potential sound pollution.
In addition, it reduces traffic jams, and air and sound pollution.
He added: "In many counties in Europe, sound pollution laws are adequate and are enforced correctly, for example in Mallorca in Spain this started at least 15 years ago.
However, people living near to the airport have complained about an increase in sound pollution, and the authority has reported that detailed analysis is required to link the first phase of the trials to the increased sound levels.
Only a catastrophe of that magnitude, they explained, could have caused maritime traffic to suddenly drop off, making it possible to measure the impact of varying levels of sound pollution in the sea.