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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Trimming speed also cuts sound pollution and well as the risk of collisions with whales.
News Desk Hydraulic horn is one of the immeasurable medium of traffic noise as well as sound pollution that causes serious problems specially to the children, said former Vice-Chancellor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Dr Pran Gopal Dutta.
The goal was to give people noise sensors they could use to measure levels of sound pollution in their area, compare the readings to established permissible levels and use the data to put pressure on city representatives to make improvements.
With the introduction of the new helpline numbers, the public can lodge complaints regarding sound pollution from DJ's, loudspeakers, public address system, sound amplifiers, generators of 5 KV or more, construction equipment like marble cutting machine operating between 10pm to 6am.
The Police have been given instructions to take stern action against vehicles with sound pollution causing horns, the Ministry of Defence and Law and Order said today.
The objective of the project is to address data gaps with low-cost sensors placed in communities and - with the help of citizens - measure, and monitor the quality of air, water, and sound pollution in their living and working areas.
Recently, as many as four DJs were hired for four wedding functions organised on a single day at the village, causing much sound pollution there.
Similarly, how much sound pollution will be created by one aircraft on hold for hours, we can assume ourselves.
Zairil said they are appointing a consultant to prepare an Environment Management Plan for the three highways, which will spell out engineering plans on the road alignments and measures to prevent air, water and sound pollution and vibrations.
The government's stringent sound pollution norms and the growing end-use industries such as industrial, residential, and commercial are some of the factors driving the soundproof curtains market growth in Europe.