Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and pure tone noise pollution

Massachusetts does not enforce the Air pollution laws. We filed numerous formal complaints to the State regarding the Pure Tone noise pollution radiating on the so called smart grid and was dismissed. They closed our case without completing the overnight studies designed in their testing protocol.  This was the plan all along.  The affidavit submitted by a certified forensic audio engineer was ignored!  The State made no effort to contact the expert nor follow up on his suggestions of retaining an RF/microwave investigator. The pure tone noise pollution is on the communication layer called BPL/PLC two way RF communication; which impart, is used to read the meters, including water and gas.  The noise pollution, whether you hear it or not, is impacting your health; creating a myriad of symptoms.  The Smart Grid Syndrome is a public health hazard.  Noise studies back this up; without equivocation!!  Demand your meter be removed, but don’t stop there.  The noise and radiation is still coming into your home, workplace, schools, etc. because it is riding on the electrical wiring.  There is no way to escape the harm.  Contact us at if you are hearing an unexplainable noise that you can’t seem to locate or understand.  It is time to hold our regaulatory agencies accountable…..Sandaura

Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Waste Prevention – Air Quality

BWP AQ Sound

Submit alone and/or with Form CPA-FUEL and/or CPA-PPROCESS whenever the construction or alteration of stationary equipment (e.g. electrical generating equipment, motors, fans, process handling equipment or similar sources of sound) has the potential to cause noise, or in response to a MassDEP enforcement action citing noise as a condition of air pollution.

Transmittal Number

Facility ID (if known)

D. Community Sound Level Criteria

Approval of the proposed new equipment or proposed corrective measures will not be granted if the


1. Increases off-site broadband sound levels by more than 10 dBA.above “ambient” sound levels. Ambient is

defined as the lowest one-hour background A-weighted sound pressure level that is exceeded 90 percent of the time measured during equipment operating hours. Ambient may also be established by other means with the consent of MassDEP.

2. Produces off-site a “pure tone” condition. “Pure tone” is defined as when any octave band center

frequency sound pressure level exceeds the two adjacent frequency sound pressure levels by 3 decibels

or more.

3. Creates a potential condition of air pollution as defined in 310 CMR 7.01 and the MassDEP Noise Policy.

Note: These criteria are measured both at the property line and at the nearest inhabited building.  For equipment that operates, or will be operated intermittently, the ambient or background noise measurements shall be performed during the hours that the equipment will operate and at the quietest times of the day. The quietest time of the day is usually between 1:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m. on weekend nights. The nighttime sound measurements must be conducted at a time that represents the lowest ambient sound level expected during all seasons of the year. For equipment that operates, or will operate, continuously and is a significant source of sound, such as a proposed power plant, background shall be established via a minimum of seven consecutive days of

continuous monitoring at multiple locations with the dBA L 90 data and pure tone data reduced to one-hour averages.

In any case, consult with the appropriate MassDEP Regional Office before commencing noise

monitoring in order to establish a sound monitoring protocol that will be acceptable to MassDEP.

E. Full Octave Band Analysis

The following community sound profiles will require the use of sound pressure level measuring equipment in the neighborhood of the installation. An ANSI S1.4 Type 1 sound monitor or equivalent shall be use for all sound measurements. A detailed description of sound monitor calibration methodology shall be included with any sound survey.

1. Lowest ambient sound pressure levels during operating hours of the equipment.

a. At property line:


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