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The Inadequate Opacity Test for Smoke complaints / Facebook post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

7 hrs  April 21, 2016  Wendy Harris

What I am always asked when I phone in a smoke complaint is the color of the smoke and whether or not I can see through it. 310 more words

Commentary

Serious ethical concerns about public health research conduct; the case of vape convention air quality measurement

by Carl V Phillips

A recent paper in Tobacco Control (official version; unpaywalled version thanks to the wonderful Sci-Hub), “Electronic cigarette use and indoor air quality in a natural setting”, in which Eric K Soule, Sarah F Maloney, Tory R Spindle, Alyssa K Rudy, Marzena M Hiler, and Caroline O Cobb, of Thomas Eissenberg’s FDA-funded shop at Virginia Commonwealth University, reports on the researchers’ surreptitious observations at a vape convention. 2,940 more words

Lies

Renewable Diesel - No More Dirty Diesel

GreenD+ is a new type of fuel for diesel engines, derived from renewable resources and fully compatible and warrantied for use with most diesel engines, GreenD+ can reduce greenhouse gas emissions in both new and existing… 24 more words

U.S. Embassy in Beijing Warns of ‘Possible Threats Against Westerners’ on Christmas Eve

Carlos Tejada reports: The U.S. Embassy in Beijing issued a rare security alert for Westerners in the Chinese capital city on Christmas Eve, prompting a number of other foreign embassies to follow suit. 323 more words

Crime & Corruption

Un Employ ED.

More like unused,

seen as a pawn,

in your Chess game,

unradical,

unchanging mass of particulates,

un – deployed,

employed,

passive aggressed,

like Plymouth Rock, 54 more words

Silence - the electric car is coming

I am not a great fan of electric vehicles. They are still in the development stage, mostly requiring frequent re-charges of electricity in order to be useful over long distances unless you can afford to buy a super expensive model. 194 more words

Climate Change

Watch those VOCs! Open Source Air Quality Monitor

Ever consider monitoring the air quality of your home? With the cost of sensors coming way down, it’s becoming easier and easier to build devices to monitor pretty much anything and everything. 206 more words

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