S.951 - Quiet Communities Act of 1997105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Torricelli, Robert G. [D-NJ] (Introduced 06/24/1997)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/24/1997 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.951 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/24/1997)
Quiet Communities Act of 1997 - Directs the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to reestablish an Office of Noise Abatement and Control, which shall be responsible for coordinating Federal noise abatement activities, updating or developing noise standards, providing technical assistance to local communities, and promoting research and education.
Requires the Administrator to: (1) conduct a study of airport noise, examining the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) selection of noise measurement methodologies, health impact thresholds, and abatement program effectiveness; and (2) submit such study to the Congress and the FAA.