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Increased Indoor Activities in Pandemic Era Doubles Noise Complaints Between Apartments

Increased Indoor Activities in Pandemic Era Doubles Noise Complaints Between Apartments

SEOUL, June 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Disputes over noise between apartments have increased in number following increased indoor activity in the pandemic era, a civic group said Wednesday. The Citizens’ Coalition for Economic Justice (CCEJ) studied reports published by the Ministry of Environment and reported that the number of noise complaints doubled from 26,257 cases [...]

Formal Decision Made to Compensate for Damages Caused by Sound of Wind Turbines

Formal Decision Made to Compensate for Damages Caused by Sound of Wind Turbines

SEOUL, June 7 (Korea Bizwire) — A formal decision has been made that the mechanical hum produced by the motors of wind turbines and a ‘whooshing’ sound produced by the blades moving through the air should be regarded as noise, and accordingly, compensation should be given to individuals residing near these turbines who suffer from such [...]

Gov’t to Toughen Noise Regulations for Motorcycles

Gov’t to Toughen Noise Regulations for Motorcycles

SEOUL, March 16 (Korea Bizwire) – The noise permission standards for the manufacturing and operation of motorcycles, which have remained unchanged over the past 30 years, will be strengthened to the level of foreign standards. The Ministry of Environment announced on Tuesday that it will improve the overall noise management system to reduce the noise [...]

Defense Ministry Set to Launch Investigation into Noise Pollution from Military Facilities

Defense Ministry Set to Launch Investigation into Noise Pollution from Military Facilities

SEOUL, June 3 (Korea Bizwire) — An investigation is soon to be underway to measure noise levels at about 100 military airfields and shooting ranges throughout the country. The Ministry of Defense announced on Monday that it will launch an investigation to measure the noise level of military airfields and shooting ranges over the next [...]