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THE NOISE FACTOR
80 million EU citizens are exposed to noise. Further 170 million live in
acoustic grey zones that seriously affect people’s well-being. Result of
this is a negative health impact: the EU’s GDP is cut by an estimated
0.2% to 2%. Annual follow-up costs: well over 12 billion Euro.