Noise Pollution

Rob Zombie (file/credit: Michael N. Todaro/Getty Images for WWE)

Shock-Rocker Rob Zombie Complains About Noise From Skate Park Near Conn. Home

The town is looking into moving the park, but first it’s trying to muffle the noise by enclosing the sides of the metal skate ramps, stuffing the jumps with Styrofoam and putting up soundproofing fabric on a fence.

08/06/2013

Walk/Don't Walk Sign (file / credit: clipart.com)

Some UES Residents Think Pedestrian Signals For Blind Are Too Noisy

Some Upper East Side residents on Monday complained about plans to increase the number of audible crosswalk signals for the blind, calling the signals “noise pollution.”

01/07/2013

Occupy Wall Street noise

Expert: Noise Generated By Protesters At Zuccotti Park At Dangerous Levels

The noise and drumming at “Occupy Wall Street” could actually be dangerous. That’s the opinion of a noise expert CBS 2 took to Zuccotti Park on Wednesday. However, Mayor Michael Bloomberg still appears to be tone deaf to the problem.

11/09/2011