MARCH 11, 2009 — Community members, civic leaders, homebuyers, and others concerned about aviation noise have a new Web site to help them understand noise sources and effects, explore options for dealing with noise, and access noise-related resources. NoiseQuest includes information about:
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NoiseQuest is sponsored by the Federal Aviation Administrationís Office of Environment and Energy to improve public understanding of aviation noise, provide a forum for noise issues, and foster better relations between airports and surrounding communities.
Site information is derived from government documents, news articles, research journals, and current aviation practices. The site will be expanded over the next year to include additional outreach information and downloadable handouts.
The site was developed by Penn State University as PARTNER Project 10; lead investigator for the project was Kathleen Hodgdon. Also involved in the project were Purdue University, Washington Airports Authority, Palisades Citizens Association and aviation noise-consulting firms Harris Miller Miller & Hanson and Wyle Laboratories.