We’re hoping the folks at the Burlington Board of Health read this study that just came to our attention, put out by WHO in 2011. Can’t get more authoritative and up to date than that. Please see the study attached below. Note this is a large file and may take a while to download.
6. Harm To Children
Hopefully we can all agree that we’re concerned about our kids’ health, whether they are rich or poor, hippie or patriot, black or white. Our research committee has done some digging into the details of noise and its effect on children.
(This informative article describes research documenting the harmful effects of airport noise on children, students, and others–editor)
Everyday Noise Can Overstimulate the Body’s Stress Response
By Rick Weiss
Tuesday, June 5, 2007
In the beginning there was silence, and it was good.