Noise Regulations

Between traffic, construction and crowd noise, sometimes we can barely hear ourselves think. And an uninterrupted night's sleep is often just a dream — shattered by a car alarm. NPR's Neal Conan leads a discussion on the stress of modern-day din, and what can be done about it.

Guests:

Mike Pesca
* New York Correspondent for NPR's Day to Day

Councilman James Gennaro
* Chairman of the New YorkCity Council on Environmental Protection

Eric Zwerling
* Director of the Noise Technical Assistance Center at Rutgers University
* President of The Noise Consultancy LLC

Jim Conway
* Vice President of Mister Softee, a New Jersey-based ice cream company

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