Note: This list of sites is reproduced here by permission of the Noise Pollution Clearinghouse , to which organization we are truly indebted.
Pages of Interest
Residents Concerning O'Hare (ARCO)
ARCO is a grass roots organization made up of residents that are affected by noise, pollution and safety concerns caused by O'Hare International Airport located in Chicago, Illinois.
Coalition Against Noise (CCAN)
The Citizens' Coalition Against Noise is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to raising public awareness of the negative effects of noise. It is based in Toronto, Canada. They provide information and assistance to anyone affected by noise pollution.
Institute of Noise
The Institute of Noise Control Engineering of the USA is a non-profit professional organization incorporated in Washington, DC. A primary purpose of the Institute is to promote engineering solutions to environmental noise problems.
League for the Hard of
The League for the Hard of Hearing is the oldest hearing rehabilitation agency in the country, offering a comprehensive program of services to enable individuals to better function in a hearing world. The League also has a Noise Center, and is an important sponsor of International Noise Awareness Day.
No Aircraft Noise Party
Noise Pollution Clearinghouse
Noise Pollution Clearinghouse is an organization dedicated to the dissemination of information concerning noise issues and to providing support for individuals and groups with noise concerns.
Regional Commission on
The Regional Commission on Airport Affairs is a coalition of citizens groups concerned with airport expansion and air transportation issues, and in particular, expansion of the Seattle/Tacoma airport.
Right to Peace and Quiet Campaign
P. O. Box 968
London, England SE2 9RL
Tel. (011) 081-312-9997
Right to Quiet
Society for Soundscape Awareness and Protection
Right to Quiet is a membership organization working against noise pollution and for the recognition of our "Right to Quiet."
Technical Assistance Center
The Rutgers Noise Technical Assistance Center offers training in Community Noise Control and is a source on a wide range of noise issues.
For Everyone (SAFE)
SAFE is a coalition of independent citizens groups and individuals in the greater Metro New York region, who are seeking to save the neighborhoods of the greater New York Metropolitan area from the devastation of aircraft generated noise and other pollutants. Their goal is to implement a Sustainable, Accountable, Feasible and Equitable aviation policy.
American Academy of Otolaryngology: The Environment Our Mutual Concern
American Academy of Otolaryngology: Noise, Ears and Hearing Protection
Acoustical Society of America
An international scientific society, dedicated to increasing and diffusing the knowledge of acoustics and its practical applications.
Canadian Association for Sound Ecology
H.E.A.R. (Hearing Education & Awarness for Rockers)
Sierra Club Noise Policy
Sierra Club: Helicopter Tourism Over Hawaii
Here is a listing of some environmental organizations which we feel have a grasp of the threat noise pollution is making to the planet. They need our support, and they need to know that we think noise is an important environmental issue.
Friends of the Earth
A national nonprofit advocacy organization dedicated to the environment. Starting with President Brent Blackwelder, they have taken strong positions on noise pollution.
Greenpeace is an independent campaigning organization which uses non-violent creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems, and to force the solutions which are essential to a green and peaceful future.
National Audubon Society
The National Audubon Society is a grass roots organization that has over 500 local chapters in the Americas.
National Parks Conservation
America's only private nonprofit citizen organization dedicated solely to protecting, preserving and enhancing the U.S. National Park System. They have been active participants in the Grand Canyon overflight debate.
National Resource Defense Council
Follow their crusade against U.S. Government sponsored underwater ocean noise pollution.
The Sierra Club is a non-profit member-supported, public interest organization that promotes conservation of the natural environment by influencing public policy decisions--legislative, administrative, legal, and electoral.
The Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Environmental Justice Clinic is a public interest, environmental project founded in 1994 to lend the expertise and commitment of the Civil Rights and Environmental Movement to disenfranchised minority and low-income communities in Texas and neighboring states throughout the South, burdened by various environmental abuses.
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Universal Silencer, a manufacturer of noise control equipment for industrial equipment, especially engines, blowers, fans,compressors, valves, vacuum pumps and gas turbines.
R.F. Knapp Co., deals with eliminating the constant beeping noise eminating from construction site and vehicles with back-up warning devices.