Environmental noise in Europe — 2020

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Series Details Number 22/2019
Publication Date 05/03/2020
ISBN 978-92-9480-209-5
ISSN 1977-8449
EC TH-AL-20-003-EN-Nd
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The report presents an updated assessment of the population exposed to high levels of environmental noise and the associated health impacts in Europe, based on the new World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations. The report also documents actions being taken to manage and reduce noise exposure and reviews the progress made towards meeting policy objectives. The evaluation of the status of exposure to environmental noise in Europe is based on the latest data collected under the Environmental Noise Directive (END). The report also describes other relevant issues, such as inequalities in exposure to environmental noise as well as impacts on wildlife.

Source Link http://dx.publications.europa.eu/10.2800/686249
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  • https://www.eea.europa.eu/publications/environmental-noise-in-europe
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