greenSPEAK on Oct. 26: “Air pollution: what are the impacts?”

CaptureAdmission is FREE. Light refreshments will be served.

Monday, October 26, 2015
Doors open at 6:30 pm, event 7-9 pm
University of the Fraser Valley
B 101 – Theatre, Building B
33844 King Road, Abbotsford BC

“You are what you breathe,” says Dr. David Suzuki. The quality of air that we breathe into our lungs can have a great impact on our overall health. Air pollution also impacts visibility and the environment. Experts in the eld Drs. Michael Brauer and Sarah Henderson can answer your questions about the health effects of air pollution and the risk of exposure in your communities.

objectives

  • Learn about air quality trends in the Fraser Valley
  • Identify ways the public and stakeholders can improve air quality and reduce health risks

highlights

This public forum will provide you with information on:

  • Pollutants and their sources
  • Pollutant transport in the atmosphere
  • Health effects
  • Airshed management

panelists

Dr. Michael Brauer, Professor
School of Population and Public Health
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

Dr. Sarah Henderson, Senior Scientist
Environmental Health Services
BC Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, BC

Representatives from:
Fraser Valley Regional District
BC Ministry of Environment
Fraser Health

If you have air quality concerns that you would like our panel of experts to address or for any other inquiries, please contact: Dr. Menn Biagtan at biagtan@bc.lung.ca or 1.800.665.5864

presented by

BC Ministry of Environment, BC Centre for Disease Control, BC Lung Association, UBC, Fraser Health, Fraser Valley Regional District, UFV Centre for Sustainability, UFV Faculty of Science, UFV Facilities, UFV Students for Environmental Advocacy

 

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