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Created on Friday, 20 April 2012 17:35
Recent studies verify what is already known about moderate levels of air pollution: it is a killer.
Prince George has once again endured a over a week of moderate to poor air quality, a recurring theme that residents have to live with. The city continues to be visually and olfactorily offensive. That is just what we can see and smell. The scary part is what is unknown and how many are suffering and dying as a result.
Will Federal Cabinet Minister Stockwell Day return to deliver the news that he is retracting his statement to take a deep breath “What you can smell is sulphur, remember it, because once this new system is up and running you won’t be able to smell that anymore.” Read more: Air pollution can trigger heart attack, stroke.
Created on Friday, 20 April 2012 17:32
While the recent announcement of the expansion of Prince Rupert's Container facility is a definite boon to BC's economy, we all must consider the repercussions of the increased traffic of the CN rail yard here in Prince George.
We ask you to please think about the implications to the city's overloaded airshed, and also the long term increase in rail yard noise and how this will affect any future plans of improving Prince George's downtown core. Consider asking your local city councilors, MLA's and MP's: Read more: CN's Intermodal Facility in down town Prince George