Imagine being shut in, without air conditioning, without being able to open the windows to refresh the air, because the outdoor air is so full of VOCs as to be totally disabling…
For some of us, this is a somewhat usual occurrence anyway, due to the prevalence of toxic laundry products blowing out of dryer vents everywhere, but during summer, things can get so much worse!
The heat makes many chemicals more volatile, and where do they off-gas? Why, into the air we breathe…
Mario Rosales Ramírez
“Ponle un Alto
al Calentamiento Global”
Here are just some of the things that affect summer air quality:
Posted in Air Quality, Chemicals, Environmental Health, Health, Pollution, Public Health, Toxic Trespass
Tagged air quality, fun, hazardous air pollutants, sensitive to pollution, summer, toxic trespass, VOCs, volatile organic compounds
I am copying a couple of pages and charts here, of the materials most likely to cause symptoms from exposures and some of the typical symptoms people experience, as well as linking to resources.
With the increase in pipeline “accidents” and fracking, we are seeing many more people exposed to high amounts of petroleum and byproducts, which can cause MCS/ES in addition to other types of chemical injury and chronic illness.
Posted in Disability, Environmental Health, Environmental Sensitivities, Indoor Air Quality, Multiple Chemical Sensitivities, Pollution, Precaution, Public Health
Tagged allergies, autism, chemical sensitivity, Chemicals, Fragrance, gas, health, Human Rights, images, indoor air quality, MCS symptoms, oil, petrochemicals, pipeline accidents, sensitive to pollution, smoke, symptoms of exposure to petrochemicals, toxicology, volatile organic compounds