Sunday, February 20, 2011

Air Quality as a Public Health Issue

Winter smoke in Shanghai with a clear border-l...Image via WikipediaAir Quality as a Public Health Issue (57 page pdf)

Proceedings, Medical Officers of Health Air Pollution Workshop
February 2nd, 2006
- excellent overview (with many graphs) of the impact of air pollution on health in the Toronto - Hamilton area and more generally

- description of the world class Illness Costs of Air Pollution (ICAP)  which has now been extended from Ontario to Canada (NICAP) to estimate the health costs direct and indirect; the new Air Quality Health Index and the role of anti idling bylaws among others
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