Dr. Jamie Banks writes about the danger gas-powered leaf blowers present to workers and the public. A recent study finds long-term exposure to fine particulates may significantly raise the risk of death from COVID-19.
America’s local communities are thriving despite partisan gridlock, something Deborah and James Fallows have documented in their new book, “Our Towns.”
Fall is leaf blower season, sadly. Dr. Daniel Fink revisits an article in CityLab that sums up our dislike leaf blowers. Quiet alternatives exist. Hand us a rake, please!
Quieter lawn equipment aids landscape sustainability says TQC’s Dr. Jamie Banks. Click here to learn what you can do to protect yourself and your environment.
Leaf blower hazards include deafening noise levels of 100 dB or more and may include carcinogenic exhaust. If the government won’t act, maybe litigation will compel change.
Quiet Victory: D.C. bans gas-powered leaf blowers. Quiet Clean DC, working with The Quiet Coalition and Quiet Communities, has delivered a win for every living thing that breathes and has ears.