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Petition circulated in Calgary in hopes city will ban gas-powered leaf blowers

Noise levels have become serious issue

April 19, 2022  By Turf & Rec

About 700 Calgary residents have signed a petition in hopes the city will ban gas-powered leaf blowers to reduce emissions and noise levels. Project Calgary, which launched the petition, says noise levels have become a serious issue since more people are working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Other large Canadian cities, including Vancouver, Toronto and Ottawa have also addressed the same issue in recent months.


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