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Study finds living near oil, gas wells increases air pollution exposure

Stanford researchers have observed higher levels of air pollutants within 2.5 miles of oil and gas wells, likely worsening negative health outcomes for residents. Stanford researchers have observed higher levels of air pollutants within 2.5 miles of oil and gas … Continue reading

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Caring for the Air – Forest Fires, Air Quality Advisories, and Why Fraser Valley Smog is Worse in the Summer

http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1 Forest fires outside our region are having an impact on air quality in the Lower Fraser Valley this summer. Elevated concentrations of fine particulate matter from those fires resulted in an air quality advisory being issued for the eastern parts of the … Continue reading

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