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Smog from the Pinnacle Renewable Holding...

Smog from the Pinnacle Renewable Holdings pellet plant in Smithers
As I posted on FB, the company committed that they weren’t going to smoke up the valley when they applied to the Province for permission to operate. As the photos show, this commitment is being called into question.  Since when is aspen considered a slash by-product?  This green wood is currently being processed by Pinnacle, and is likely contributing to the smoke emissions being...

Smithers Vanderhoof Forum 2016 2

Smithers Vanderhoof Forum 2016 2
This is the Power Point presentation by Drs. Michael Brauer and Sarah Henderson at the Air Quality Forum held in Smithers on November 21, 2016 and hosted by the BC Lung Association. Rural air pollution is caused mainly by the products of combustion of woodsmoke. Health effects of woodsmoke are presented with specific reference to residential wood heat. Dr Michael Brauer, Professor,...