Friday, April 20, 2012

Information on living close to a gas station.

Since the Speedway rezoning application was filed I have received a number of links and files from residents that feel if this is allowed this will be dangerous to the residents that will be forced to live next to a gas station. Below are links to the articles I have received.

Living near a gas station is ‘bad for your health’ as fuel pollutants found to travel 100m
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1354430/Petrol-station-Living-100m-garage-bad-health.html

Is It Safe to Live Near a Gas Station?
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=is-it-safe-to-live-near-gas-station

Fuelling health risks: Gas pumps near homes cause cancer
http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2011-02-07/uk/28359814_1_petrol-pumps-petrol-stations-cancer-risk

Gas Stations Pollute Their Immediate Surroundings, Spanish Study Finds
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/02/110204130315.htm

Leukemia rates high for kids near gas stations

http://inchesnetwork.net/update50.html

 

The Dangers of the benzene gas present in fueling stations.

http://www.cancer.org/Cancer/CancerCauses/OtherCarcinogens/IntheWorkplace/benzene

 

http://www.rense.com/general56/lvivin.htm

 

The risk of cancer increases when living near a gas station.

http://medicmagic.net/living-near-a-gas-station-increase-cancer-risks.html

 

The environmental hazards and effects on the human body from Gasoline/benzene fumes.

http://science.education.nih.gov/supplements/nih2/chemicals/activities/lesson6_database.htm

 

Pollution problems associated with gas stations along with the subsequent health, environmental, and home pollution risks.

http://www.environmentalpollutioncenters.org/gas-stations/

 

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