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Air Quality and Health Forum Golden October 16 2018

Air quality and health info

 

 

You are invited to attend a Public Forum on:

Air Quality and Health in Golden

Tuesday, October 16th  6 to 8 pm  at the Golden Senior’s Centre

The BC Lung Association and the Golden and District Air Quality Committee is hosting a community forum in Golden due to the continued high levels of air pollution measured at the monitoring station in Golden.

 

 

Presentations on the health effects of wood smoke and how it is monitored will be given by:

Sarah Henderson, Senior Scientist with the BC Center for Disease Control
Donna Haga, Air Quality Meteorologist with the Ministry of Environment.
Annette Luttermann of A.L.Ecologic in Golden

We will also will present the results of a mobile wood smoke monitoring project completed in Golden last winter and explain current efforts to reduce wood smoke exposure.

Many residents of Golden have raised concerns about the poor air quality in Golden. With the election coming up, we will be discussing what can be done in our community to improve the quality of air for the sake of everyone’s health and quality of life.

Please join us for this meeting to voice your concerns, share your perspectives, and learn more about how to protect your health and the health of your family.

The event is free. Everyone is welcome. Light refreshments will be available.

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