Biomass Busters

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Biomass Busters

Postby Wilberforce » Thu May 06, 2010 5:37 pm

These folks are not BI members, but I've decided to post their link here anyway.
We at Burning Issues agree implicitly with forest preservation everywhere on this planet.

Biomass Busters
• The Surgeon General has determined that there is no safe level of exposure to ambient smoke!

• If you smell even a subtle odor of smoke, you are being exposed to poisonous and carcinogenic chemical compounds!

• Even a brief exposure to smoke raises blood pressure, (no matter what your state of health) and can cause blood clotting, stroke, or heart attack in vulnerable people. Even children experience elevated blood pressure when exposed to smoke!

• Since smoke drastically weakens the lungs' immune system, avoiding smoke is one of the best ways to prevent colds, flu, bronchitis, or risk of an even more serious respiratory illness, such as pneumonia or tuberculosis! Does your child have the flu? Chances are they have been exposed to ambient smoke!
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Re: Biomass Busters

Postby pm2.5mary » Mon Sep 06, 2010 9:26 pm

Great find!

Biomass Busters is a coalition of groups. Find out more about their work. One group is:
Energy Justice Network
Mike Ewall, Founder & Director
Philadelphia, PA
(email us)

"Particulate pollution is the most important contaminant in our air. ...we know that when particle levels go up, people die. " (Joel Schwartz, Ph.D., Harvard School of Public Health, E Magazine, Sept./Oct. 2002)
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