Unformatted text preview: alarming number of younger people have hearing lose due to loud music. This can affect society, because people generally like to walk to class, study, or drive there car with loud music. Also people will have to be careful at loud concerts. Some of the environmental effects are on animals. Many animals can have there ears damaged from noise pollution, such as farm animals. This in turn can affect the live stock because eventually they will not be able to hear the master telling them what they need to be doing. There are plenty of economic effects. For one the hearing aid companies prosper because more people are going to need hearing aids. Also if more people become aware of noise pollution, concert sales and mp3 players could go down. Also earplug companies can prosper because more people will buy earplugs to prevent the noise of mowing the lawn, vacuuming, and attending a rock concert....
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- Fall '06
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Noise pollution