BACKGROUND DOCUMENT FOR MEDIUM AND HEAVY TRUCK NOISE EMISSION REGULATIONS

On March 31, 1976, the Environmental Protection Agency issued a regulation governing noise emissions from medium and heavy trucks. That regulation was issued under Section 6 of the Noise Control Act of 1972. This document presents and discusses the background data used by the Agency in setting the standards contained in the regulation. Presented is a comprehensive exposition on the most up-to-date available information on the environmental, technological, and economic aspects of medium and heavy truck noise.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Environmental Protection Agency

    Office of Noise Abatement and Control
    Washington, DC  USA  20460

    Office of Noise Abatement and Control.

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  • Publication Date: 1976-3

Media Info

  • Pagination: 411 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00151331
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: EPA/550/9-76/008 Final Rpt.
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 13 1977 12:00AM