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Human health impacts from the energy industry in northeast B.C.

Could northeastern British Columbia's gas development be hazardous to local people's health?  The BC government has launched a health study to find out.  Now, a new peer-reviewed study says the energy industry may be linked to cases of cancer, asthma and respiratory diseases in the Peace. Daybreak spoke with the study's author, environmental scientist Judi Krzyzanowski. She's been studying the issue for years. Her work has been published in the National Research Council's Environmental Review. Here's the research abstract: http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/a2012-005