Add your reasons why Philadelphia should phase-out gas-powered leaf blowers.


"The decibels are beyond acceptable for public health. The users do not understand the impact on others. One man was blowing dust off the sidewalk in an off on interval of every 4-5 seconds! The power of the blowers is excessive for what the job calls for. " Margaret K.

"I signed the petition. In addition to wanting to take this one small step for the environment, I signed as I loathe these machines on a personal level.  I choke on the odor from them on my frequent neighborhood walks and the noise they produce sets my teeth on edge." Dick G.

Neighbors with chronic conditions.

"Gas-powered leaf blowers are extremely noisy and very polluting, while battery-powered ones are quiet and don’t pollute. They increase my asthma. Please ban them!" John G.

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