Dear Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,

Following publication of the Noise Policy Statement for England, DEFRA commissioned research to better understand the definitions of LOAEL and SOAEL.

It is understood that the report was being finalised in May 2012 and has since been completed.

Please could you supply:

a) a copy of the research report under funding number ERG1105, or

(b) if this is not possible, the Executive Summary of this report, or

(c) if neither is possible in full then a redacted copy of both the above (with reasons behind the redactions)?

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,

Steve Gosling

Helpline, Defra (CCU), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

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<<FOI.pdf>>

Dear Mr Gosling,

Please find attached a response to your Freedom of Information request.

Kind regards

Anna Hunt

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)

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