Petition to stop the train horn noise pollution at private crossings in Denver and surrounding areas
We, the undersigned, petition the United Pacific Railroad & The Burlington Northern Railroad Company to remedy the noise pollution problem caused by the damaging sound levels of train horns when passing through private neighborhoods in the Denver Metro Area. As residents living within the vicinity of these road crossings, the noise caused by the train horns at all hours of the day and night is negatively impacting our right to the quiet enjoyment of our homes; creating an environment that is detrimental to both health and well being. Our children cannot get the necessary rest and sleep they need for their growth and development due to the persistent train horns throughout the night. It has been well documented as to the benefits of a full night's sleep, and the harm to the human mind and body that can occur due to a lack of sleep. Sleep deprivation can impact one's mind and body; impairing judgment, and causing more accidents and illness. During rest and sleep the body fights infection, illness, and other ailments and regenerates the mind.