CHE Asthma Call: Diesel, ‘Alternatives,’ and Our Health
12:00 pm US Eastern Time
Additional resources of interest:
Relation between Lung Cancer Mortality and Driver Licenses Issued in United States of America, from the NCHC public use file and the US Department of Transportation.
Auto Emissions Killing Thousands, by Julio Goday, Common Dreams News Center, June 3, 2004.
Auto emissions which can cause lung cancer, from The Alliance For A Clean Environment.
Biodiesel and diesel chemicals in comparison, from Canadian CHE Partner Leo Petrilli (PDF Format)
This call was a discussion with participants on the topic of diesel, the new “alternatives,” and the impacts on our health.
- Dr. Donald Lucas, Staff Scientist, Environmental Energy Technologies Division of the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
- Celeste Monforton, MPH, Research Associate, George Washington University’s School of Public Health and Health Services.
The moderator of this hour-long call was Christine Cordero, Community Health Program Coordinator, Center for Environmental Health.