Now "noise pollution" joins the growing list of environmental hazards. Experts warn that noise is a definite threat to health, not just an irritant. This report explains why, and what can be done about it. No matter where you live today, chances are you are surrounded and beset by the mounting din of noise! Daily, in cities everywhere, one hears horn blasts, squealing tires, screeching brakes, rumbling trucks and trains, blaring television sets and transistor radios, the roar of automobile engines and jet planes, the throaty growl of motorcycles, and the pounding staccato of jackhammers and riveting guns.
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