You may wish to contact any or all of the people below if you feel you or your family are affected/subjected to smoke of any kind.
Please keep a copy of all correspondence, it may be of interest to share with others.
Asthma Foundation of Tasmania
Will not lobby for asthmatics when it comes to deliberate large scale smoke in this state. They prefer to support putting people on medication instead. See the asthma page.
It is therfore suggested that people raise their concerns with the national bodies to enlighten them as to what is happening in Tasmania.
National Asthma Council Australia
Lung Foundation Australia
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Heart Foundation of Australia
Cancer Council of Australia
State Parliamentarians House of Assembly: List of Members
Hon Michael Ferguson -State Minister for Health
Dr Mark Veitch - Acting Director of Public Health
Pollution Information Tasmania (PIT) -Telling the truth about toxins in Tasmania
Contact the Federal Minister for the Environment (Hon Josh Frydenberg MP ) Phone: (03) 9882 3677
Contact the Prime Minister (The Hon Malcolm Turnbull PM)
Other Australian Links:
Tas Fire Service (TFS)- Smoke and Asthma. It is all words. Deliberate smoke can kill.
Wood Smoke Free - A commutity group in Victoria Australia advocating for wood smoke free homes
MesotheliomaLawyerCenter.org - comprehensive asbestos and mesothelioma information with an emphasis on the legal options available to mesothelioma victims and their families.
MesotheliomaHelp - Connecting Patients and Caregivers with 24/7 live-chat help support
Lung Cancer Alliance
Medical Malpractice is the 3rd leading cause of death in the US. This site could interest you no matter where you live. Get the facts here.
Smokefree Tasmania - a health advocacy organisation, and the goal is to advance the endgame for tobacco.
If you happen to know of an air quality link that could be suitable to add to this page please advise.
However, please note: cleanairtas.com receives a huge number of requests to add a link to this add-free site.
Therefore if a reciprocal link to cleanairtas.com is not provided by your webmaster then sorry I cannot help you.
Often used Tasmanian links:
EPA Real-Time Air Quality in Tasmania
EPA BLANkET data plot selector page
Princes Wharf air monitoring station
Tas Fire Service - Incidents map.
EPA map - TFS Incidents Update every hour during the day (07 h - 19 h)
Tas Fire Service -Alerts list
Install Google Earth, go here, click on Incidences -State Wide and select Current Permits under heading Tas Fire Service.
EPA map - TFS Permit/registered burns - Update every hour during the day (07 h - 19 h)
Australian bushfire news - check each state here
Sentinel Hotspots - Geoscience
MeTEye - Part of the next generation Forecast & Warning System.
More accurate forecast for Launceston
Live winds - anywhere in the world. Click, drag, scroll.
Parks and Wildlife -Burns
Forest industry burns
Lightning Data. Australia wide and near real-time
Lightning Data. Historical and real time. Click the wheel in the top left corner, in the drop down menu select 'simple' map type then select all other options to the right.
NASA Lance Rapid Response satellite images Alternate link Tasmanian subsets
NASA Worldview satellite images - Easy to use. Add your satellite. Select your date and time.
Himawari8 satellite viewer - select your date and time
BoM satellite viewer - now with lightning layer
Air Visual. World map in real-time showing air pollution
Validated Air Pollution Data
Look up the Air Quality Index anywhere in the world but see here why raw data readings are best!
World wide air links:
Provides public education about the medical hazards of exposure to wood smoke and other fine particulate pollution.
Burning Issues is the Clean Air Revival forum.
GASP Group against smog and pollution in the Pittsburg region
Only Clean Air - Alberta Canada helping to clean the air, and on Facebook
Click on the pictures
Reactive Airways Dysfunction Syndrome generally happens after a ONE TIME exposure to a concentrated chemical, fumes, smoke, etc.
The damage to your airways and lungs can be done in seconds!
Go here and here .
The reason this cancer targets so many veterans is because of the prevalence of asbestos use in the military in the past.
Since 2004 over 5,000 veterans have died from mesothelioma
This website offers free veteran specific resources and support.
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