April Fools Day in Tasmania...but it is no joke!!

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April Fools Day in Tasmania...but it is no joke!!

Postby swiper » Wed Apr 08, 2015 12:48 am

These are the latest figures released under Right To Information 17/1/2014 from Department of Health in Tas.
These are real people made ill in Tasmania by smoke:

Lung cancer – 209, Asthma – 58100, COPD-16000, Cardiac and cardio pulmonary disease -31500, Type 2 diabetes (urban air pollution) -19814, Neonates (less than 4 weeks) – 527, Infants (less than 1 year) -5947, Elderly (65+) – 80705
Perhaps it doesn't sound many but Tasmania only has a population of 500,000!

Go here http://tasmaniantimes.com/index.php?/ar ... ools-day-/ to read the story, see some photos, and please read the Comments

$28.5 million has been allocated for burning when there are other safer, smokeless ways for fire mitigation and getting rid of residue.

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