Noise Control Act Law and Legal Definition

Noise Control Act is an act to control the emission of noise detrimental to the human environment, and for other purposes. It provides for federal programs, identification of major noise sources, information on control technology, noise emission standards, control and abatement of aircraft noise, enforcement, citizen suits, and the like.

Pursuant to 42 USCS § 4901, the purpose of the Noise Control Act is to promote an environment for all Americans free from noise that jeopardizes their health or welfare.

Noise Control Act is also known as the Noise Pollution and Abatement Act.