Thursday, May 19, 2011

May 19, 2011

“I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882)

Cincy Fire Department to give out free smoke detectors 
The CFD Safe Summer Nights Program is designed to educate, distribute and install smoke and carbon monoxide alarms within all Cincinnati neighborhoods. The Safe Summer Nights Program has been sustained through the donations of the American Red Cross, ...

US sues Wyandotte over air emissions 
Detroit Free Press
The government says emissions from the city's Wyandotte Municipal Power Plant violated the Clean Air Act from 1997 to the present. The complaint said the city continues to violate emissions limits for nitrogen oxide, sulfur dioxide and carbon monoxide.

SD FOLLOW UP: Reference these from this 5-18-11 CO News posting;
Carbon Monoxide puts hockey players in the hospital 
Several hockey players and even a few Stampede coaches started feeling sick when they left the Sioux Falls Ice and Recreation Center Monday night and it looks like carbon monoxide is to blame. We spoke with the mother of a young hockey player who got ...

Sioux Falls Ice Rink Poisoning Perspectives  
SD Doctor Talks about Dangers of Carbon Monoxide
KDLT News, by Maren Larson
After a few young Sioux Falls hockey players visited the ER earlier this week complaining of headaches, dizziness, and nausea, the scare of carbon monoxide poisoning is not limited to the winter months. "The affect of carbon monoxide is ...

SD Hockey Dad: Carbon Monoxide Alarms Didn't Go Off 
KELOLAND TV By Ben Dunsmoor
SIOUX FALLS, SD – Wednesday night a group of hockey players were back on the ice after several team members got sick at the rink from carbon monoxide. Four hockey players went to the hospital after a practice at the Sioux Falls Ice and ...

SD Carbon Monoxide poisoning raises questions about safety 
Jake was taken to the hospital and had a carbon monoxide reading of 18% in his blood stream, anything higher than 20% can be fatal. Three other players on the team also were treated but Jake's poisoning saturation was the highest. ...

SD Sioux Falls Fire Rescue has unique carbon monoxide tester 
KSFY, By Jamie Stubbe
Carbon monoxide is created by burning fossil fuels and pushes oxygen out of your blood. If exposed for enough time, the gas can be deadly. Symptoms of poisoning include flu-like symptoms and fatigue. Since carbon monoxide is ...