REASSESSMENT OF NOISE CONCERNS OF OTHER NATIONS. (1976). VOLUME I. SUMMARY AND SELECTED TOPICS

The document presents a review of the noise abatement programs of countries around the world (except the U.S.) including laws, regulations, guidelines, criteria, research, governmental organization, plans, etc., with bibliography and contact addresses to facilitate further inquiry. Also includes international organizations involved in noise control. Both environmental and occupational noise are covered. Topics: Community noise, airport, aircraft, surface transportation, construction noise, occupational noise, airport, aircraft, surface transportation, construction noise, occupational noise, noise from factories, noise in buildings. A summary finds that compared to a similar 1971 review, the U.S. has caught up, information has increased geometrically, many nations now compensate citizens for noise from airports or roads, and noise limits in industry are becoming stricter. Vol. II contains country-by-country reviews. (Portions of this document are not fully legible.)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Informatics, Incorporated

    600 Executive Boulevard
    Rockville, MD  USA  20852

    Environmental Protection Agency

    Office of Noise Abatement and Control
    Washington, DC  USA  20460
  • Authors:
    • Modig, C
    • Khouri, G
    • Stepanchuk, J
    • Gerny, G
  • Publication Date: 1976-8

Media Info

  • Pagination: 265 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00150958
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: EPA/550/9-76/011
  • Contract Numbers: EPA-68-01-3115
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 30 1977 12:00AM