Community Noise Mitigation is an initiative being undertaken as a result of recently enacted Appropriations language to understand noise mitigation needs of communities experiencing 65 decibel or louder noise, and to develop an effort that may then support noise mitigation actions by these communities.
Approximately 205 active and reserve installations have been identified that potentially have "covered facilities" as defined by Section 8136 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (P.L. 116-260), which include hospitals, daycare facilities, schools, facilities serving senior citizens, and private residences. A list of these installations may be found in at the end of this narrative.
The Office of Defense Community Cooperation (OLDCC) published a Request for Information in the Federal Register in August 2021. The survey period is now closed.