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Re: Bring Data
> Let me repeat: All on our quiet-list must arm themselves with the data
> supporting the adverse impact of noise on our physical and mental health.
> Know the literature in the field. These studies should be presented to
> public officials to urge them to write laws curtailing noise or to enforce
> those already on the books. Do make the point that the mounting literature
> demonstrating that noise is harmful to our health should not be ignored. We
> waited far too long after learning of the damage of smoking to our health
> before implementing programs to limit smoking. We need not wait for every
> link in the noise-health relationship to be identified before warning people
> of the dangers of noise. Arline Bronzaftr
> QUIET-LIST: Internet Mail List and Forum for discussion of Noise Pollution,
> Soundscape Awareness, and the Right to Quiet. Email: "email@example.com"
> To subscribe, email "firstname.lastname@example.org" with message "subscribe quiet-list".
> For info, send message "info quiet-list" to same.
Data, not complaints, are needed to make any impression on officials who
can legislate against noise. Go to Radio Shack and get a meter (they're
pretty good). Put some numbers to your complaints.
QUIET-LIST: Internet Mail List and Forum for discussion of Noise Pollution,
Soundscape Awareness, and the Right to Quiet. Email: "email@example.com"
To subscribe, email "firstname.lastname@example.org" with message "subscribe quiet-list".
For info, send message "info quiet-list" to same.
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