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The noise policy statement for England: significance, application and implications

Waddington, DC, Clayton, T, Fiumicelli, D, Clarke, T and Mitchell, S 2011, 'The noise policy statement for England: significance, application and implications' , Acoustics Bulletin .

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The Noise Policy Statement for England, published by Defra in March 2010, describes a ‘policy vision to facilitate decisions regarding what is an acceptable noise burden to place on society’. The publication of the NPSE coincided with the formal adoption and publication of the Noise Action Plans as required by the Environmental Noise (England) Regulations 2006 (as amended) and the Environmental Noise Directive . However, the potential implications of the NPSE go much wider, and as this article shows, it may well turn out to have a considerable impact on the work of many members of the Institute of Acoustics.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Built and Human Environment
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Acoustics Research Centre
Journal or Publication Title: Acoustics Bulletin
Publisher: Institute of Accoustics
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0308-437X
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Depositing User: DC Waddington
Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2011 10:15
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 17:15

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