Noise Pollution

Noise pollution, also known as environmental noise or sound pollution, is the propagation of noise with ranging impacts on the activity of human or animal life, most of them harmful to a degree. The source of outdoor noise worldwide is mainly caused by machines, transport, and propagation systems. Poor urban planning may give rise to noise disintegration or pollution, side-by-side industrial and residential buildings can result in noise pollution in the residential areas. Some of the main sources of noise in residential areas include loud music, transportation (traffic, rail, airplanes, etc.), lawn care maintenance, construction, electrical generators, explosions, and people. …

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World Bank Group · 12 June 2024 English

wastes/debris; (ix) increase in air/dust and noise pollution (during construction and operation); (x) impact construction; (iv) measures for controlling dust and noise pollution during construction and operation; (v) management wastes/debris; (vii) increase in air/dust and noise pollution and impact on water quality due to pollution


ADB: Asian Development Bank · 11 June 2024 English

Countries must adopt multisectoral measures to climate-proof health systems, with an emphasis on safeguarding vulnerable groups.

for instance, not only addresses air and noise pollution; it also enhances road safety, promotes physical


World Bank Group · 11 June 2024 English

(iii) health hazards such as: (a) dust and noise pollution; (b) potential to increase human and livestock


World Bank Group · 10 June 2024 English

and school populations' exposure to air and noise pollution and safety risks. Such risks would be temporary


World Bank Group · 8 June 2024 English

include air pollution, dust, vibration, and noise pollution, water pollution, and occupational health


World Bank Group · 7 June 2024 English

dung emissions in dairy value chains and noise pollution from installed machinery. The project will


World Bank Group · 7 June 2024 English

dung emissions in dairy value chains and noise pollution from installed machinery. The project will


World Bank Group · 6 June 2024 English

potential negative impacts include: Vibration and Noise Pollution , Poor Air Quality due to Emissions and Dust


World Bank Group · 5 June 2024 French

passing heavy trucks and unloading materials Noise pollution risks, particularly for workers on construction


5 June 2024 English

An inforgraphic showing the number of complaints about noise, by category, location, parliamentary constituency, and local authority.


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