Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Carbon Monoxide News - May 22, 2012

“Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.”
Wislawa Szymborska (1923, bio link) 

Cuyahoga County Gets Failing Grade for Ozone
Cleveland News - Fox 8
CUYAHOGA COUNTY, Ohio — Have you been having trouble breathing? It may have everything to do with Cuyahoga County’s ozone levels. The American Lung Association’s “State of the Air 2012” gave the county a failing grade for ozone and rated particulate pollution levels as unhealthy. The news only gets worse from there. Cuyahoga County has been rated as one of the dirtiest counties in the United States for carbon monoxide emissions and other pollutants. NOTE: Perhaps this link from yesterday’s CO News should be reread; Prenatal exposure to pollution harmful for kids

Campaigning to raise awareness of carbon monoxide
Wokingham Times By Victoria Smith
It is known as the silent killer, but for the family of one victim of carbon monoxide poisoning not enough people are aware of the true dangers of this lethal gas. Victoria Smith found out more about the work of the Katie Haines ...

Novel solar reactor features in focus
Gulf Times
“Syngas (synthesis gas, a mixture of carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and hydrogen), hydrogen, zinc, magnesium, cadmium, and iron are among the commodities that could be produced using our solar reactor with zero or significantly reduced emissions,” she ...

Carbon Monoxide Survivor A 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
Alaska | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Florida | Georgia | Illinois | Maine | Maryland | Massachusetts| Michigan | Minnesota | Montana | New Jersey | New Hampshire | New York | North Carolina | Oregon | Rhode Island | Texas | Utah | Vermont | Virginia | Washington | Wisconsin | West Virginia 

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