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Anti-noise measures to control noise pollution began showing up in Congress at the turn of the decade, culminating in President Nixon signing the Noise Control Act of 1972, giving the EPA the go-ahead to publish limits on noise emissions from construction equipment, transportation equipment, motors and engines, and electrical equipment.
Between 1981 and 2000, regulation of aircraft noise under the Noise Control Act of 1972 drastically reduced the number of people exposed to excessive noise from neighboring airports, even though air travel increased sixfold in the same period.
The paper concludes that often neither common-law claims nor state and local laws can adequately combat light pollution and argues the need for federal legislation, citing the Noise Control Act of 1972 as an example of where to start.
Quieting the source-vehicles-is one approach Since passage of the Federal Noise Control Act of 1972, trucks and tires have become quieter.
Based on ONAC's report, which claimed that tens of millions of citizens were exposed to excessive noise levels, Congress passed the Noise Control Act of 1972.
The Reagan administration's 1981 decision to strip all funds from EPA:S noise-control program placed the Noise Control Act of 1972 in limbo (SN: 8/17/91, p.
In the United States, the Noise Control Act of 1972 empowered the EPA to determine noise limits to protect the public health and welfare, and to establish a noise control office.
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