Friday, November 18, 2011

[biofuelwatch] USEFUL LIST OF RESOURCES Incinerator Health Impacts Studies



THese are health impact studies of emissions from burning everything
from biomass to trash -
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> HEALTH EFFECTS OF INCINERATORS (including pyrolysis gasification and
> other forms of staged incineration)
>
> Second Opinion: The Medical Profession Diagnoses Biomass
> Incineration - Therese Vick - Blue Ridge Environmental Defense
> League 9/6/11
> http://www.bredl.org/pdf3/SecondOpinion.pdf
>
> Biomass Electricity: Clean Energy Subsidies for a Dirty Industry.
> The case for ending taxpayer and rate-payer subsidies that harm
> public health, environment, climate, and forests - Produced by the
> Biomass Accountability Project (Contributors: Margaret Sheehan,
> Esq., Samantha Chirillo, Josh Schlossberg, Dr. William Sammons, Matt
> Leonard, Energy Justice Network) 6/11
> http://www.nobiomassburning.org/BAP/Home_files/Biomass%20Electricity%20Report.pdf
>
> C. Vyvyan Howard MB. ChB. PhD. FRCPath.: Statement of Evidence,
> Particulate Emissions and Health, Proposed Ringaskiddy Waste-to-
> Energy Facility, June 2009
> http://www.cawdrec.com/incineration/CVH.pdf
>
> Incineration and Links to Cancer - Prevent Cancer Now 1/09
> http://preventcancernow.ca/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/pcn-incin21.pdf
>
> Health Effects of Incineration: Resource Links - Prevent Cancer Now
> 1/09
> http://preventcancernow.ca/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/pcn-incin4.pdf
>
> Waste Gasification: Impacts on the Environment and Public Health -
> Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League 2/09
> http://www.bredl.org/pdf/wastegasification.pdf
>
> Incinerators Trash Community Health - Global Alliance for
> Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) 6/08
> http://www.no-burn.org/downloads/Incinerators%20Trash%20Community%20Health.pdf
>
> The Health Effects of Waste Incinerators: 4th Report of the British
> Society for Ecological Medicine, Second Edition 6/08
> http://www.ecomed.org.uk/content/IncineratorReport_v3.pdf
>
> Incineration of Municipal Solid Waste: An Update on Pollution -
> Pembina Institute in collaboration with the David Suzuki Foundation,
> Sierra Legal, Toronto Environmental Alliance, Canadian Environmental
> Law Association and Great Lakes United 5/07
> http://www.pembina.org/pub/1450
>
> ISDE Waste Incinerator Resolution - Association of Doctors for the
> Environment, ISDE Italy (Affiliate of the International Society of
> Doctors for the Environment) 9/09
> http://www.isde.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/ISDE_Waste_incinerator_resolution.pdf
>
> Irish Doctors Environmental Association: Incinerators and their
> Health Effects 6/15/06
> http://www.ideaireland.org/incineratorsandhealth.htm
>
> No Incentives for Incinerators Statement - Global Alliance for
> Incinerator Alternatives and other organizations 2007
> http://www.zerowarming.org/article.php?id=247
> http://www.zerowarming.org/article.php?id=248
>
> HEALTH EFFECTS OF ULTRAFINE AND NANO-SIZED AIR PARTICULATES,
> NANOPATHOLOGY
>
> C. Vyvyan Howard MB. ChB. PhD. FRCPath.: Statement of Evidence,
> Particulate Emissions and Health, Proposed Ringaskiddy Waste-to-
> Energy Facility, June 2009
> http://www.cawdrec.com/incineration/CVH.pdf
>
> The Deadliest Air Pollution Isn't Being Regulated or Even Measured -
> Peter Montague - Rachel's Democracy & Health News #915 7/12/07
> http://www.precaution.org/lib/07/ht070712.htm#The_Deadliest_Air_Pollution_Isnt_Being_Regulated_or_Even_Measured
>
> Incineration Fact Sheet - Zero Waste 4 Zero Burning
> [see Sections 1 - 4, especially 4. The following is the text from
> #4: "The Paris Appeal is an international scientific declaration on
> chemical pollution proclaimed in 2004. It was signed by over a
> thousand international scientists and by all the medical governing
> bodies and representative medical organizations in the EU gathered
> in the Standing Committee of European Doctors which represents two
> million European doctors. In 2006, 68 international health and
> science experts drew up the Memorandum of the Paris Appeal that
> included a call for a ban on the building of any new incinerators.
> In June 2008, over 33,000 doctors in the EU and worldwide sent an
> open letter to the European Parliament with their concerns regarding
> the health effects from incinerators and that ultra-fine particulate
> emissions are still not monitored in Europe. They are likewise not
> monitored or controlled in Canada."
> http://www.zerowaste4zeroburning.ca/incineration-factsheet
> http://www.zerowaste4zeroburning.ca/incineration-factsheet-references
>
> Nanoparticles - No Incinerators (Dublin) [An Objection filed on the
> basis of "the failure of this license and of the studies at its
> basis to consider the toxicity and potentially lethal effects of the
> nanoparticles, generated by the incineration process, on human
> health"]
> http://noincinerators.wordpress.com/nanoparticles/
>
> Nanopathology: The Role of Micro and Nanoparticles in Biomaterial-
> Induced Pathology - Antonietta M Gatti and colleagues - A RTD
> project funded by the European Commission 2007
> http://inchesnetwork.net/Fetal%20and%20embryological%20origin%20of%20diseases_Gatti.pdf
>
>
> You can also download /*Incinerators Trash Community Health*/ (June
> 2008) on our publications page: http://www.no-burn.org/section.php?id=104
> Ananda
>
>
>>
>> Here's a great report from Greenpeace on this summarizing studies.
>> It
>> was done 10 years ago but still applicable.
>>
>> http://archive.greenpeace.org/toxics/reports/euincin.pdf
>>
>> Mike Schade, /PVC Campaign Coordinator/

Rachel Smolker
Biofuelwatch/Energy Justice Network
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