Common environmental noise levels

How loud is too loud? Continued exposure to noise above 85 dBA (adjusted decibels) over time will cause hearing loss. The volume (dBA) and the length of exposure to the sound will tell you how harmful the noise is. In general, the louder the noise, the less time required before hearing loss will occur. According

CFR Title 14 Part 161 NOTICE AND APPROVAL OF AIRPORT NOISE AND ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

Title 14: Aeronautics and Space PART 161—NOTICE AND APPROVAL OF AIRPORT NOISE AND ACCESS RESTRICTIONS Contents Subpart A—General Provisions §161.1   Purpose. §161.3   Applicability. §161.5   Definitions. §161.7   Limitations. §161.9   Designation of noise description methods. §161.11   Identification of land uses in airport noise study area. Subpart B—Agreements §161.101   Scope. §161.103   Notice of the proposed restriction. §161.105   Requirements for new entrants. §161.107   Implementation of the restriction. §161.109   Notice of

The problem with cities

As one attempts to survey the landscape concerning the various negative impacts that the Sea-Tac Airport has foisted upon the surrounding communities, one quickly becomes aware of a black hole which I call ‘The Dark Time’–probably because I watched too many comic book movies with my kids. The Dark Time is the roughly decade-long period

So You Want A Port Package? Start Here

Thanks for contacting us. Why Bother Reading This? Getting a Port Package is a process. A long process that  will likely take several years. Really. Even if they say ‘yes’, right away. It’s complicated and frustrating and confusing and I know you don’t want to hear that because you’re already upset by the noise. So