Researchers at California Polytechnic State University Suggest that Noise Negatively Affects Plants

Three researchers from California Polytechnic State University published an article in The Proceeding of the Royal Society B demonstrating both long-term, negative effects on plants from noise and also a lengthy recovery time (over a decade) from noise. Few have researched the effects of noise on plant…

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Public Comment Objects to Attempts to Increase NonCoal Mining Noise Emissions from Airblast Explosions

On April 14, 2021, PANPA filed Public Comments objecting to the noise-related aspects of a Proposed Rule-making by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection related to mining explosions. Proposed rule-making 51 Pa.B 1519, in part, addresses airblast noise (blasting operations or explosions) in noncoal…

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