Thursday, August 11, 2011

Jake Brakes Prohibited in Wyalusing, PA

Noise pollution is a significant problem, especially in gasland areas wherever that may be.  This week Wyalusing Borough voted to prohibit the use of jake brakes which make a loud machine gun type of sound when applied. With all the gas drilling vehicles everywhere in Bradford County, this will perhaps make carrying on a conversation on a street corner or sleeping at night a little easier.  However, the slow and persistent destruction of the environment and the dangers to public health will continue despite tiny measures such as this.


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