Links to Health Problems Caused by Incinerators

Congressional Briefing: Human Health Effects of Biomass Incinerators – Save America’s Forests 9/25/12 [Presentations by Rachel Smolker, William Sammons, Norma Kreilein, & William Blackley] http://www.saveamericasforests.org/Forests%20-%20Incinerators%20-%20Biomass/Documents/Briefing/index.html

Second Opinion: The Medical Profession Diagnoses Biomass Incineration – Therese Vick – Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League 9/6/11 (Revised 11/15/11) 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 forest – Biomass Accountability Project 6/11 [Contributors: Margaret Sheehan, Samantha Chirillo, Josh Schlossberg, William Sammons, Matt Leonard, Energy Justice Network] http://www.nobiomassburning.org/OLD/BAP/Home_files/Biomass%20Electricity%20Report.pdf

Medical testimony jointly submitted by the Bowmanville Area Medical Association and Nurse Practitioners’ Association of Ontario opposing the Durham-York waste incinerator 5/11 http://www.durhamenvironmentwatch.org/iPresentations/EBR-011-2709Doctors.pdf

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

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

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

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