'As a former GA Braun employee I can relate to some of the noises that you're referring to. Some of GA Braun's newer machines are incredibly loud. So loud that they sound like jet engines. It must seem like you're living next to an airport at times. Especially when they're all running at the same time.
good luck with your fight.-Internet Supporter
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1) Bates Troy produces a constant, whirring noise between 6:00AM and 6:00PM each weekday. This noise can be heard in homes over 400 feet away. It is an annoying noise. This noise violates the City of Binghamton's Noise Control Ordinance
2) Bates Troy produces a second, harmful noise between 6:00PM and dawn each day. This noise is a low, reverberating hum that can cause physical discomfort. This noise comes from the boiler room at Bates Troy. The noise is currently off (thanks to the hard work of this campaign) and we hope it will be permanently fixed soon.
3) Brian Kradjian told the City of Binghamton several lies that formed the basis for their decision to grant Bates Troy permission to expand an industrial dry-cleaning plant into a high-density residential area. As you can see from the below excerpt from Bates Troy's Expansion Permit Application, Bates Troy promised the City of Binghamton that they would only operate between 6AM and 6PM, Monday to Friday and that they would only receive deliveries 6AM to 6PM, Monday to Friday. The form was signed by Brian Kradjian. But now, Bates Troy wants to run whenever they'd like and to receive deliveries whenever they'd like. At the moment, Bates Troy is daily violating the agreement they made with the City of Binghamton.
But there is a solution: the City of Binghamton has the power to revoke Bates Troy's expansion permit because of these intentional lies!
4) Bates Troy can do more to decrease the noise. In fact, between October 31 and November 15, they operated without the reverberating hum noise. Why do they insist on bringing it back?
5) Every dollar you give to Bates Troy or Tuxedo Junction translates into more noise and odors for us. Please boycott Bates Troy.
There is only one solution to the Bates Troy noise problem: the City of Binghamton must enforce their preexisting laws. We are currently circulating a petition and we encourage you to sign it. At the moment, our only hope of restoring the quiet is this petition.
90 second background summary on the Bates Troy issue (click here if video doesn't appear):
Bates Troy attempts bribery to stop this campaign (click here if video doesn't appear):