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Environment DG seeks sound advice

As a result of the new EU Directive on noise emissions from equipment used outdoors, the Environment DG is looking for researchers to carry out a study of the technology available to reduce noise from lawn mowers. This work should show whether and to what extent technical pro...

As a result of the new EU Directive on noise emissions from equipment used outdoors, the Environment DG is looking for researchers to carry out a study of the technology available to reduce noise from lawn mowers. This work should show whether and to what extent technical progress allows a reduction in the limit values shown at 'stage 1' for lawnmowers and lawn trimmers or lawn edge trimmers. If appropriate, the Commission will present a proposal to amend the Directive. For further information, please contact, quoting reference ENV.D.3/ETU/2000/0013 European Commission Mrs G Kent DG ENV. 3 rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 200 B-1049 Brussels Fax +32-2-2994449