Gas industry health effects to undergo B.C. study

Gas industry health effects to undergo B.C. study November 10, 2011, CBC News
The B.C. government will study any health risks posed by the province’s booming gas industry. Glenda Wager spent hours in a toxic gas cloud after a major leak in 2009. She says she’s still recovering…. Wilma Avery says her lungs were damaged when one company flared its wells and gas plant below her house during a weather inversion in March…. Dr. Charl Badenhorst is Northern Health’s medical health officer in northeastern BC. He says he’s glad an assessment is being done, but wonders if it’s too late.

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