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46149Peace River, CA : Some doctors refused to treat emission-area residents

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  • Teresa Binstock
    Jan 20, 2014
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      Some doctors refused to treat emission-area residents: report.
      Some Peace River area doctors are afraid to speak out about health impacts of oil and gas activity and in some cases have declined to treat area residents who wondered if their health problems were related to emissions, says one of two independent health experts hired by the Alberta Energy Regulator.

      Hearings on Peace River oilsands odours starting this week.
      Hearings are scheduled to begin this week on odours blamed on oilsands operations that have driven northern Alberta families off their land and at least one of the affected farmers hopes it will all wind up with tougher rules against bad smells.