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What? What? City bans use of loud, gas-powered leaf blowers

Gas-powered blowers operate at 90 decibels, which can cause hearing damage after two hours of exposure, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Vermont’s largest city is banning the use of loud, gas-powered leaf blowers. (Austin Bachand, Associated Press)

Gas-powered blowers operate at 90 decibels, which can cause hearing damage after two hours of exposure, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Vermont’s largest city is banning the use of loud, gas-powered leaf blowers. (Austin Bachand, Associated Press)

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