This category contains websites related to all forms of noise considered pollution.
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Noise Pollution 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.
Alaska Quiet Rights Coalition
Dedicated to protecting the rights of Alaskans to quiet places for the benefit of public land users, private property owners, and visitors.
Citizens Against Noise (C.A.N.)
Militant movement in Los Angeles fighting noise of all kinds.
The EU Policy on Environmental Noise
European Commission policy and directive on noise reduction. Includes links to full text of key papers.
Farm Noise and Hearing Project
South Australian network of farmers and health professionals promoting hearing conservation in rural communities.
GrowNYC's Noise Abatement Committee
New York City non-profit organization offering assistance to anti-noise groups in the United States and abroad.
Hearing Damage and Loud Music
On the relationship between loud noise and ear damage, with particular reference to young people and loud music.
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, New York.
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 and health.
Loud Car Stereos
Bulletin from the Center for Problem-Oriented Policing.
Noise & Health
An inter-disciplinary international journal devoted to research on all aspects of noise and its effects on human health.
Noise Abatement Society
Promotes ways to combat antisocial noise. The Society's annual John Connell Awards recognize local initiatives to address noise complaints.
Noise and the Noise Control Act
US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) documents concerning federal noise control.
Noise and Traffic
Information on effects of noise on people, noise regulations and standards, and control of noise production by vehicles and machinery.
Noise Center at the Center for Hearing and Communication
A not-for-profit organization promoting hearing conservation and noise awareness through education, advocacy and outreach.
Noise Free America
NFA's monthly "Dirty Dozen" awards spotlight worst noise polluters.
Practical information and a variety of approaches for dealing with everyday noise problems.
Noise nuisances: how councils deal with complaints (UK DEFRA)
How UK councils deal with complaints about noise at night, intruder alarms, construction noise, and loudspeakers in the street.
Noise Control Engineering information and activities worldwide. Includes quarterly magazine, member societies, technical reports, and announcements of meetings and conferences.
Mainly a business directory, but also a source of good information.
Coalition of world citizens combating the urban blight of unwanted human-created sound that is annoying, distracting, painful, or physically harmful.
Education campaign of the US National Institutes of Health to increase awareness among parents about causes and prevention of noise-induced hearing loss; encourages children to adopt healthy hearing habits.
Campaigns in Britain and internationally against piped music in public places.
Reviews of places without piped music. Includes restaurants, pubs, hotels, and places to relax, shop, and meet. Reviews submitted by members of the UK-based Pipedown campaign.
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 Society
Vancouver (British Columbia) nonprofit society for soundscape awareness and protection, 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.
Scientific Interdisciplinary Ecology and Noise Committee
Argentina group promoting public noise awareness and advising citizens and city officials on noise problems.
Stress and Noise
Franklin Institute Report.
UK Legislation - Noise Act 1996
Full text of UK act regarding noise emitted from dwellings at night.
UK Noise Association
UK voluntary non-charitable campaigning organisation that also carries out research and produces publications.
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