Are R.I.’s noises hurting health of our children?

A SOUND MIND: Brown University research assistant Nina Lee demonstrates one of the noise monitors she installed at 140 locations around Rhode Island, from bustling cities to quiet rural communities. The ultimate goal is to establish a relationship between noise pollution and children’s health. 
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
A SOUND MIND: Brown University research assistant Nina Lee demonstrates one of the noise monitors she installed at 140 locations around Rhode Island, from bustling cities to quiet rural communities. The ultimate goal is to establish a relationship between noise pollution and children’s health. 
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
Since moving to Rhode Island a little over a year ago, Nina Lee has gotten to know the state in a way few others have – in the name of research. Lee has been busy planting small, black boxes in strategic spots all over the Ocean State: from the backyards of random Rhode Islanders and…

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