'Like acoustic trash': Quiet Clean NOVA group forms to ban gas powered leaf blowers
May 1, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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Critics say they’re obnoxiously loud and dirty. Studies suggest they can damage your hearing and harm the environment. But proponents argue they’re efficient and cost-saving. We’re talking about gas-powered leaf blowers. You may have heard them a bit more this past year while being home more during the pandemic. Now, there’s a growing movement to ban these machines. And a newly formed group is leading a fight that's unfolding on front yards throughout the DMV. A gas-powered leaf blower.