Useful links

This page provides a list of media and scientific links concerning environmental events similar to the Hazelwood mine fire or research underway in fields related to the work of the Hazelwood Health Study. They provide insight and background into the events that have potential adverse health impacts on society.

12 October 2017
California fires leave 32 dead, a vast landscape charred, and a sky full of soot
The New York Times
Some of the worst wildfires ever to tear through California have killed 32 people and torched a vast area of the state’s north this week, but the reach of the blazes is spreading dramatically further by the day, as thick plumes of smoke blow through population centers across the Bay Area.

17 November 2017
‘Modern air is too clean’: the rise of air pollution denial
The Guardian
US sceptics are questioning the science behind air pollution and mortality, a trend that is starting to appear in countries where the air is much more toxic.