Air quality study
I know this is rather old news, and the rain has really cleaned up the air in the past few days, but I went and read up on it this evening after seeing all the black soot that washed off the front of my store. Most of this study has to do with South Park and Georgetown, but given our proximity, I doubt the pollution knows to stay in that area.
My favorite line from the PI article is; “At Capital Industries, a Georgetown metal fabricator closer to homes than the airfield, the computer model predicts a rate of 600 cancer cases for every million people exposed. “. I don’t like those odds. I mean 600 per million is small, except that is 600 people that are going to die for no good reason.
First link is a PDF of the actual report the second is an article in the PI.
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August 27th, 2008 at 9:31 am
Thanks for that justin after living around here all my life now I am panicing about my lungs:)