Re: And The Annual Annoyance Begins...
- In addition to the noise pollution, fireworks release a hazardous
substance called perchlorate into the environment when detonated and
this chemical is becoming ubiquitous in our water supplies. From an
environmental perspective, fireworks are a hazard to human health
and a luxury item we could surely do without.
Heather on 15th NE
--- In MPD-5D@yahoogroups.com, "Jenny Decker" <jennyness1@...> wrote:
> This was definitely not an issue when I lived on Constitution near
> Capital...however, since moving to 6th & Florida NE a few years
> fireworks begin predictably after Memorial Day and continue
> the middle of July. Like a couple of other posters, I would also
> interested to know if there is any way to stop or discourage this
> especially when it occurs after midnight on regular weekdays. Not
> the noise a nuisance and disturbance, we find debris from the
> our car and littering our yard for months after the fireworks have
> From: "David Gaines" <surelock@...>
> Reply-To: MPD-5D@yahoogroups.com
> To: <MPD-5D@yahoogroups.com>
> Subject: Re: [MPD-5D] And The Annual Annoyance Begins...
> Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2006 13:31:33 -0400
> i just moved to district five a few months ago and the amount of
> being exploded each night has been quite a surprise. the first
night or two
> i figured someone was warming up really early for independence
day. but the
> fireworks have been going off every single night for a while now.
> talking about booooming, loud and shattering explosive types just
> the window.
> my mother has recently moved in for the summer after undergoing
> surgery at walter reed and i must say, the fireworks are kind of
> explain to her since it caught me by surprise and she's from the
> where no one does fireworks unless it's at a mall for new year's
eve or 4th
> of july.
> i also would like to know what can be done to at least limit the
> fireworks are being used and if there is some kind of restrictions
as to how
> close to living quarters they can be exploded. can minors use
> parental supervision?
> David Gaines
> "Out of clutter, find simplicity..."
> --Albert Einstein
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Patrick Nelson
> To: MPD-5D@yahoogroups.com
> Cc: vorange@... ; pmendelson@... ;
> sambrose@... ; lcropp@... ; afenty@... ;
> Sent: Tuesday, June 06, 2006 10:57 PM
> Subject: [MPD-5D] And The Annual Annoyance Begins...
> Dear neighbors and friends,
> Each year we in the District we residents begin to be assaulted
> fireworks. Not only is this annoying to me and a disturbance to
> neighborhood, it scares the living daylights out of my dog. It's
> I know that these things are pretty much legal in the district,
> refuse to have to listen to them through the wee hours of the
> questions is: What can we as citizens to do stop this? Do we call
> we bombard our council folk with calls to ask them to finally
> dangerous explosives that are nonchalantly given to children?
What is the
> Patrick Nelson
> 1900 block H Street NE
> If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the
> fighting a foreign enemy.
> -James Madison
> "Dissent is the highest form of Patriotism"
> -Howard Zinn, Historian