Regarding Perth Airport in western Australia.
Communities Coalition (ACC)
The ACC is committed to stopping a third runway at Sea-Tac Airport and improving
quality of life near the airport.
Airport Noise Law
Airport Noise was created to supply up to date information on citizens' rights
and the expansion of Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro, North
Carolina. In the Fall of 1998 Federal Express targeted Greensboro for an
for a New Moffett Field
The Alliance for a New Moffett Field is comprised of volunteers from nearby
California communities. Their goal is to promote an open and democratic process
to determine the future of Moffett Field and to ensure that this valuable
resource will serve the interests of their communities, preserving and enhancing
their quality of life.
of Residents Concerning O'Hare (AReCO)
AReCO is a grass roots organization made up of residents that are affected by
noise, pollution and safety concerns caused by O'Hare International Airport
located in Chicago, Illinois.
and Environs Airport Resistance
Group in the Sydney Basin, Australia.
Airport Coalition (BRAAC)
BRAAC is fighting the expansion of the privately owned Solberg Airport which may
receive public funding for the expansion.
P.O. Box 5254
North Branch, NJ 08876
for the Abatement of Aircraft Noise (CAAN)
CAAN is a coalition of citizens from Maryland, Virginia, and the District of
Columbia. They are working to reduce the aircraft noise associated with
Washington National Airport and Dulles International Airport. CAAN publishes a
newsletter periodically which also appears on its website.
Against Airport Pollution (CAAP)
Citizens Against Airport Pollution is working toward planning for an airport
that meets the needs of the citizens--environmentally as well as economically.
CAAP's mission is to encourage planning processes that decrease noise at the
source, address air quality impacts, and do not promote additional traffic
gridlock in the Silicon Valley.
P.O. Box 26142
San Jose, CA 95159
408 - 297 - 9753
Concerned About Jet Noise (CCAJN)
CCAJN is composed of government employees, government retirees, and civilians
who live and work in the community surrounding Oceana Naval Air Station and
Fentress Field in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The goal of CCAJN is to minimize
noise from Navy jets and its impact on the local community while continuing to
support the needs of the Naval Aviation Units.
Fed-Up with Aviation Noise (CFAN)
CFAN is a group dedicated to improving the "quality of life in the Seattle
and Urban King County area by employing the most effective methods possible for
minimizing the impacts of aviation noise upon citizens."
for Safe and Healthy Communities
Orange County, California.
for the Abatement of Aircraft Noise
Washington D.C. metro area
organization concerned about aircraft noise and air pollution. Fighting
for a quieter and healthier environment in the Washington community.
for a Quality of Life
for a Quality of Life is a non-profit organization, without political
affiliation, supported by volunteer citizens from various municipalities and
districts, on and around the island of Montreal.
United of Burbank
Against Runway 2 (CAR2)
The Coalition Against Runway 2 (CAR2) was formed to oppose proposals for a
second runway at Manchester Airport in Great Britain.
Against Runway Expansion (CARE)
A coalition of cities and towns that oppose the plan of MASSPORT to construct a
new runway at Logan International Airport in Boston.
Residents Against Airport Pollution
Jet Air Pollution
website is a community service, concentrating on the area around the
. However, we recognize that air and noise pollution from jet aircraft is a
national and global issue, and we invite all, who are interested, to use this
Toro Airport Info Site
This web site brings together the many groups concerned with proposed reuse of
El Toro, California Marine Corps Air Station as an international airport.
Environmental Organisation, Copenhagen
The Environmental Organsation is fighting to protect the environment and reduce
pollution from Copenhagen airport, Denmark.
National Union Against Aircraft Noise and Pollution (UFCNA)
This group fights aviation noise, air pollution, and the risk of aircraft
accidents in France. The site is in French and English, with an English database
of aircraft noise information.
Federal Organization Against Aircraft/Airport Noise
This site is in German with some English.
Site created by Donaldson and Black, Attorneys, in North Carolina.
Association for the Control of Aircraft Noise (HACAN)
This group is working to reject the BAA's Proposal for a fifth terminal at
Heathrow and to create a night flight ban.
P.O. Box 339
TW9 3RB UK
LACG is a group of citizens dedicated to
the preservation/improvement of our health, safety, property values and quality
of life as affected by the Livermore Municipal Airport and the aviation activity
associated with the airport in Livermore California.
for the Hard of Hearing "Airport and Aircraft Noise Center"
Against Relocating Choppers Here (MARCH)
Formed in 1995, MARCH is comprised of community leaders and concerned residents
living in San Diego County, CA. Their goal is to stop the planned relocation of
at least 112 USMC helicopters to Miramar Air Station.
Noise Coalition (NHNC)
The NHNC publishes a newsletter to keep helicopter noise activists informed and
updated on aviation noise. The newsletter includes action alerts for pending
legislation relevant to the fight against helicopter noise.
PO Box 260205
Encino, CA 91426
Organization to Insure a Sound-Controlled Environment (NOISE)
The National Organization to Insure a Sound-Controlled Environment (NOISE) is an
association of local governments, community organizations, and interested
parties whose mission is to reduce aviation noise and the detrimental impacts on
local communities by working at the national level for sound federal aviation
Coalition against the expansion of Bierset Airport in Belgium.
Noise Free America
PO Box 15620, New Orleans, Louisiana
70175, 504-862-8316, Noise Free America is dedicated to fighting noise
pollution, especially from boom cars, motorcycles, leaf blowers, and car alarms.
Noise Free America has many local chapters, issues a monthly "Noisy
Dozen" award, and has three radio public service announcements.
The Noise Network is a voluntary organization actively trying to raise
awareness on noise and promote peace and quiet.
(Hamburg Airport, Germany)
The Notgemeinschaft is the oldest citizens' group opposing the airport Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel.
Noise from the European inner city airport impacts more than 400,000 citizens.
The website is partly in German, partly in English.
Falls Airport Committee
The Olmsted Falls Airport Committee is fighting the city of Cleveland and the
Cleveland Ohio Hopkins International Airport, which is in the process of
expanding its facilities. The OFAC's concerns are focused on the increased noise
created by expansion, the proposed 12,500 foot runways, their growth toward
Olmsted Falls, and the resulting impact on the city.
Group based in Contra Costa County, California.
Airport Aircraft Noise Exposure
Residents affected by aircraft noise around Perth Airport, Western Australia,
have formed PAANE to oppose the Perth Airport Master Plan, which proposes
building a new parallel runway and an increase in usage of the existing main
Quiet Skies, a
community coalition supported by citizens and government.The primary mission
of Quiet Skies is to hold the FAA accountable for the unnecessary rerouting of
Sky Harbor, Scottsdale and Deer Valley airport traffic over previously
unaffected areas. The NW 2000 rerouting has negatively impacted the quality of
life of thousands of NE Valley Arizona.
Regarding Raleigh-Durham Airport in North Carolina.
Commission on Airport Affairs
The Regional Commission on Airport Affairs is a coalition of citizens groups
concerned with airport expansion and air transportation issues, and in
particular, expansion of the Seattle / Tacoma (Sea-Tac) airport.
Opposed to Airport Racket (ROAR)
ROAR is an 800 member citizens group fighting aviation noise from the
Minneapolis / St.Paul Metropolitan Airport.
Right Price For Air Travel Campaign
The Right Price for Air Travel is a Friends of the Earth Europe campaign to
reduce aviation's environmental impact. The campaign unites environment and
citizen's groups all over Europe. The campaign's main aim is to reduce the
environmental impact of air traffic, by introducing financial measures needed to
ensure that air traffic pays for the environmental damage it causes and that it
is taxed like other forms of transport.
Francisco Airport Roundtable
The San Francisco Airport/Community Roundtable monitors a performance-based
noise mitigation program, interprets community concerns, and attempts to achieve
noise mitigation through a cooperative sharing of authority.
Lorenzo Citizens Against Airport Noise
Regarding Hayward Airport in California.
Aviation For Everyone (SAFE)
SAFE is a coalition of independent citizens groups and individuals in the
greater Metro New York region, who are seeking to save the neighborhoods of the
greater New York Metropolitan area from the devastation of aircraft generated
noise and other pollutants. Their goal is to implement a Sustainable,
Accountable, Feasible and Equitable aviation policy.
SOS seeks to improve the quality of life for those living around Indianapolis
Our Skies (Australia)
Group based in Sydney.
Council on Airport Affairs (SCAA)
The SCAA is an association of individuals, community-based organizations, and
other entities, located primarily in Seattle, that are concerned about the
increasing negative impact on the quality of life of the region by airport and
Regarding Hanscom Field in Concord, MA.
Metro Airport Action Council (SMAAC)
SMAAC is an organization of concerned citizens committed to stabilizing and
preserving the south metro residential community by monitoring and advocating
positions on environmental and economic issues generated by Minneapolis/St. Paul
5116 Columbus Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN 55417
Charles Citizens Against Aircraft Noise
In St. Charles, Missouri.
In Boston, Massachussetts.
for Responsible Planning (TRP)
Regarding Sydney Airport in Australia.
UPROAR is a regional group focusing on the San Francisco Airport and its impacts
on communities located on the San Francisco Peninsula. Their main concerns
include the threat of airport expansion, airport pollution and safety issues,
and protecting quality of life and real estate values within the communities
surrounding the airport. UPROAR formed to object to existing ineffective
procedures for reducing air traffic and noise, and to fight bureaucratic
entities which advance the increase in air traffic as a means to increase
revenues and tourist trade.
Nuys Airport Citizens Advisory Council
Information on the proposed expansion of Van Nuys Airport.
of Airport Expansion (Indianapolis Airport)
This site discusses how the Indianapolis Airport and expansion plan affects
hundreds of Hoosier households, places of worship, nature/recreational areas and
quality of life.
London Friends of the Earth
This site discusses expansion at Heathrow Airport, Great Britain.
Noise (All Sources)
Noxious Odors Incessant Sounds and Emissions (Neighbors Against NOISE)
Neighbors Against NOISE is a neighborhood organization of people who live and
work in New York City's Tribeca West Historic District. They use education,
activism, and indentification of noise sources to eliminate harmful noise and
other hazardous environmental pollution from commercial machinery installed in
neighborhood buildings. For more information, contact Tim
NoiseWatch (formerly Citizens' Coalition Against Noise) is a non-profit
volunteer organization based in Toronto, Canada, dedicated to raising public
awareness of the negative effects of noise. They provide information and
assistance to anyone affected by noise pollution.
Right to Peace and
P. O. Box 968
London, England SE2 9RL
Tel. (011) 081-312-9997
to Quiet Society for Soundscape Awareness and Protection
Right to Quiet is a membership organization working against noise pollution and
for the recognition of our "Right to Quiet."
Sound Rights: Citizens
for a Quieter Environment
Sound Rights is a grass roots
organization devoted to the protection of everyone's right to a quiet
environment, and the restriction and regulation of unwanted and unnecessary
noise in the city of Seattle.
P.O. Box 4665
Seattle, WA 98104
Neighbourhood Noise Pollution
This site provides the basics on noise and the physical effects of noise. It
also provides tips on how to deal with neighbour noise problems and offers
suggestions on what one can do to prevent noise pollution.
Health, and Hearing Organizations
Tinnitus is the perception of sound when no external sound is present; it is
often referred to as "ringing in the ears." The goal of the ATA is to
"promote relief, prevention, and the eventual cure of tinnitus for the
benefit of present and future generations."
This site is the Better Hearing Institute's "Hearing Help-On-Line." It
provides comprehensive information on hearing loss, tinnitus, and hearing aids,
as well as a directory of hearing care providers (audiologists, hearing
instrument specialists, and otolaryngologists).
Center to Protect Workers' Rights
The Center to Protect Workers' Rights is the nonprofit research arm of the
Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO. CPWR focuses on
construction worker safety and health as a means to assess and encourage
improvement in working conditions and industry productivity. Website features
include worker protection "hazard alerts" for environmental pollutants
(including noise in construction),
available in English and Spanish.
Council on the Environment of New York City
Contains information on noise and how to protect yourself from it.
Commission Concerted Action on Protection Against Noise
The Institute of Laryngology and Otology, University College London.
Farm Noise and Hearing Network
The Farm Noise and Hearing Network, located in South Australia, is a group of
farmers and health professionals including Speech Pathologists, Audiologists,
Community Nurses and Hearing Advisers. They aim to promote hearing conservation
in rural communities. The website has several useful fact sheet relating to
acoustics and agricultural noise.
Education & Awareness for Rockers (HEAR)
Hearing Education and Awareness for Rockers is a non-profit organization
dedicated to raising awareness of the real dangers of repeated exposure to
excessive noise levels from amplified sound which can lead to permanent, and
sometimes debilitating, hearing loss and tinnitus.
The House Ear Institute is a hearing research institute named after Dr. Howard
P. House. The Institute is dedicated to developing knowledge about hearing and
related disorders, and sharing that knowledge with others so that people's lives
may be improved.
for the Hard of Hearing
The League for the Hard of Hearing is the oldest hearing rehabilitation agency
in the country, offering a comprehensive program of services to enable
individuals to better function in a hearing world. The League also has a Noise
Center, and is an important sponsor of International Noise Awareness Day.
Campaign For Hearing Health
The National Campaign For Hearing Health is sponsored by the Deafness
Research Foundation. A primary goal of the campaign is to advocate for the
expectation that all hearing loss and tinnitus can be medically ended, and that
private funding for research to achieve this objective is a national priority.
Hearing Conservation Association
The mission of the National Hearing Conservation Association is to prevent
hearing loss due to noise and other environmental factors in all sectors of
society. NHCA purposes include hearing education, research, exchange of
information, development of improved occupational hearing conservation
programs,and to develop guidelines and standards for hearing protection.
Institute on Deafness and Communication Disorders
The National Institute on Deafness and Communication Disorders is a project of
the National Institutes of Health. The website contains hearing health
information, descriptions of current research, and information on their new
public information campaign to prevent noise-induced hearing loss.
Pollution Clearinghouse is a national non-profit organization with extensive
online noise related resources.
Royal National Institute for Deaf People
The Institute is located in London with regional offices throughout the United
Kingdom. They are an education and lobbying organization representing the 8.7
million people in the UK who are deaf or hard of hearing. Their efforts include
a "noise at work" campaign.
Help For the Hard Of Hearing (SHHH)
SHHH and its members are catalysts that make mainstream society more accessible
to people who are hard of hearing. They strive to improve the quality of hard of
hearing people's lives though education, advocacy and self help.
Sight and Hearing Association
The Sight & Hearing Association is a nonprofit organization serving
Minnesota. Through effective screening and research, they educate the public on
how they can prevent needless vision and hearing loss.
Dr. Pawel Jastreboff of the University of Maryland Tinnitus and Hyperacusis
Center uses a device that resembles a hearing aid to help people with tinnitus
(ringing in the ears). Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT), employs a combination
of low level noise and counseling to retrain the tinnitus sufferer's
neurological functions, such that in twelve to eighteen months the patient is no
longer aware of his condition.