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Discuss human health aspects of noise pollution and indicate noise control measures to achieve quiet in the community. Please provide a min of 250+words and references.

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On Noise Pollution

Noise pollution is according to the EPA (2015), "unwanted or disturbing sound...it either interferes with normal activities such as sleeping, conversation, or disrupts or diminishes one's quality of life...The air around us is constantly filled with sounds, yet most of us would probably not say we are surrounded by noise. Though for some, the persistent and escalating sources of sound can often be considered an annoyance. This annoyance can have major consequences, primarily to one's overall health." While sound is unseen, unwanted sound - whether loud or terribly unwanted and interfering has now become an issue of concern in public health so much so that communities have raised measures ...

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