An Overhaul Of New York's Noise Code

Mayor Bloomberg pushes an initiative to quiet blaring stereos, noisy construction sites, and honking cars.
June 11, 2004, 7am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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Mayor Bloomberg has proposed "a sweeping overhaul of the city's noise code, the first in more than 30 years. Contending there is nothing "frivolous" about complaints about loud noises, his new plan targets everything from jackhammers to barking dogs... It's easier, he insists, to stop honking horns than it is to move a roaring highway out of a nice suburban neighborhood."

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Published on Friday, June 11, 2004 in The Christian Science Monitor
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