Sound Pollution

Unwanted sounds created by humans, animals and machines which disturbs the environment and humans is called as sound pollution.

Sound pollution is the propagation of noise with ranging impacts on the activity of human or animal life, most of them harmful to a degree.

In India, the Air (prevention and control of pollution) act came into force in 1981 and in 1987 it was amended to include Noise as an Air pollutant.