Smog advisories help Ontarians cope with increased pollution

Sibbald, Barbara
August 1999
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/10/99, Vol. 161 Issue 3, p237
Academic Journal
Reports on the smog advisory created by the Ontario Medical Association (OMG). Who the one page advisories are aimed at; Reasons why the sulphur content in the smog increased between 1998 and 1999; Efforts of the government to reduce the sulphur content by 90 percent.


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