Monthly Archives: August 2012

Potential Health Risks of Hydrogen Sulphide at Compost Facilities

There was an article in the Vancouver Sun yesterday that included the statement: “Composting facilities regularly produce hydrogen sulphide, ammonia, methane and carbon dioxide.”  (http://www.vancouversun.com/Early+warning+signs+toxic+mushroom+gases+ignored/7050637/story.html) It was a story that suggested that three deaths of workers in mushroom composting facilities … Continue reading

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