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Artvoice Weekly Edition » Issue v9n18 (05/05/2010) » Section: Letters to Artvoice

Air Quality and the Peace Bridge

The American Lung Association’s “State of the Air 2010” report confirms what residents living near the Peace Bridge have long suspected: Long-term exposure to exhaust from heavy traffic contributes to higher risks for heart attack, allergies, lung cancer, asthma attacks, premature births, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, etc.

Spill, Baby, Spill

Remember Sarah Palin’s mantra during the 2008 campaign? “Drill, baby, drill.” Now we have “Spill, baby, spill.” Potentially the worst environmental catastrophe in the country’s history. Something the offshore drilling advocates said could never happen.

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