Saturday, April 21, 2012

April 21, 2012 - Carbon Monoxide News

“We have what we seek, it is there all the time, and if we give it time, it will make itself known to us.” Thomas Merton (1915-1968, bio link)

Terryville Home Evacuated, Condemned After 10 People Taken to Hospital For ... By Lon Cohen
Ten people from Terryville were taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries around midnight ...

Raising awareness where it counts most
Santa Cruz County building official finds young audience to get out safety message
San Jose Mercury News
"When I used to try other venues to promote building safety, adults were just too busy or already inundated with information to listen," said Falcone, whose daughter Angie is a second- grader at Bay View. "I got this idea from firefighters who give presentations at schools. "After my first presentation, I had parents calling and thanking me," Falcone continued. "Since the award in November, I've been receiving calls from other building officials across the nation asking about the program. I've found it's really been effective to have kids relay the message to their parents." 

Falcone also asked the students to approach their parents about subjects such as having functioning smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, developing an exit plan from the household in case of a fire or other emergency and making sure that furniture or ...

US, NJ governments sue Woodbridge Hess refinery over air emissions
The Star-Ledger - WOODBRIDGE — Hess Corp. has been sued by the US and New Jersey governments over an increase in air emissions of nitrous oxide, sulfur dioxide, carbon monoxide and particulates.

Carbon Monoxide Survivor Check in on this website made by poisoning survivors that brings a view that can only come from those that know what it is like to have been poisoned - as well as live with the long term impact.

National Conference of State Legislatures
Carbon Monoxide Detectors State Statutes
Twenty-five U.S. states have statutes that require carbon monoxide detectors in certain residential buildings. Updated Nov. 2011
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