by digitaldanny
Fri Jun 02, 2017 9:06 am
 
Forum: Noise Pollution
Topic: NYPD and their use of LRAD Sound Cannons
Replies: 0
Views: 469
A Long Range Acoustic Device (LRAD), intended to be used as a deterrent, is deployed by the New York City Police Department at protests. A judge ruled that the sound cannons are indeed, weapons, such as flash grenades. Noise as a Weapon? Police Use of Sound Cannons Questioned https://www.nytimes.com...
by digitaldanny
Sat May 13, 2017 1:18 am
 
Forum: Noise Pollution
Topic: Divide between Policy and Science
Replies: 0
Views: 578
An academic article on the health and social effects of noise pollution was recently published, titled: Impact of Noise on Health: The Divide between Policy and Science. Written by Arline L. Bronzaft, Ph.D. Abstract: The Industrial Revolution and urbanization in more recent times raised the decibel ...
by digitaldanny
Sun Mar 19, 2017 3:00 pm
 
Forum: Legislation
Topic: Hearing Protection Act
Replies: 2
Views: 1039
I think the fundamental issue is the outdoor gun range itself. For example, they can hire an acoustics consultant who can recommend the installation of walled barriers around the firing area to mitigate the echoing sounds of gunfire. The problem is getting them to do this. If you and the neighbors o...
by digitaldanny
Wed Oct 26, 2016 9:23 am
 
Forum: Residential
Topic: Washington Post Article on Neighbor Noise and Race Relations
Replies: 1
Views: 7827
A neighbor dispute over late-night noise has escalated to include accusations of racism and white gentrification. Washington Post: ‘Learn your manners,’ a white man wrote to his black neighbor. This was the response. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2016/10/10/mind-your-manners-a-w...
by digitaldanny
Fri Oct 14, 2016 12:37 am
 
Forum: Noise Pollution
Topic: Myanmar Imprisons Tourist for Pulling Plug on Amplfied Noise
Replies: 0
Views: 1025
Interesting story about a Dutch tourist in Myanmar who was awakened by noise from a loudspeaker took matters into his own hands and pulled the plug on an amplifier. Myanmar Gives Tourist Who Pulled Plug on Buddhist Chants 3 Months in Prison http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/07/world/asia/myanmar-mandal...
by digitaldanny
Mon Sep 05, 2016 1:14 am
 
Forum: Vehicles
Topic: Rolling Coal in Diesel Trucks
Replies: 0
Views: 964
The New York Times has an article that describes 'rolling coal' a term used to describe a diesel truck that has been modified so the muffler is disabled or the engine tuned to belch out as much smoke as possible. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/05/business/energy-environment/rolling-coal-in-diesel-tr...
by digitaldanny
Thu Aug 18, 2016 7:50 pm
 
Forum: Vehicles
Topic: Harley-Davidson Fined for Violating EPA Standards
Replies: 0
Views: 1180
Harley-Davidson is paying a $12 million civil fine and agreed to stop selling illegal after-market devices that cause its motorcycles to emit excessive pollution. H-D sold 'Screamin' Eagle' engine tuners that illegally circumvented EPA emissions standards. H-D was also accused of selling more 12,000...
by digitaldanny
Thu Aug 18, 2016 7:49 pm
 
Forum: Vehicles
Topic: Harley-
Replies: 0
Views: 1086
Harley-Davidson is paying a $12 million civil fine and agreed to stop selling illegal after-market devices that cause its motorcycles to emit excessive pollution. H-D sold 'Screamin' Eagle' engine tuners that illegally circumvented EPA emissions standards. H-D was also accused of selling more 12,000...
by digitaldanny
Mon Apr 11, 2016 12:04 am
 
Forum: Announcements
Topic: NoiseOFF Updates
Replies: 8
Views: 6567
The message board now includes a new forum section on aircraft noise. The topics include airplanes, helicopters, jet planes, drones, airports, FAA, civilian and military aircraft.
by digitaldanny
Sat Apr 02, 2016 9:21 pm
 
Forum: Residential
Topic: Rude hornlock neighbor
Replies: 24
Views: 15307
There is a website called Green Car Integrity http://www.greencarintegrity.org that addresses the issue of remote keyless entry sounds. I never understood why automakers, continue to make vehicles that make audible alarm sounds for no purpose. This is something that ONAC, were it funded, could have ...