EMC Air Quality Committee 12 February 2003 by Preston Howard, President Manufacturers & Chemical Industry Council of North Carolina MCIC.
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12 February 2003
Preston Howard, President
Manufacturers & Chemical Industry
Council of North Carolina
MCICAcceptable Ambient Level Hydrogen Sulfide
SAB Depressed Regions
Concluded that the bronchial obstruction experienced by 2 of the 10 asthmatics constituted an asthmatic response
noted that the “increase [in bronchial obstruction] was not statistically significant and did not result in clinical symptoms”Conflicting interpretations of Jappinen’s results
“The SAB implies ...that exposure to low levels of hydrogen sulfide trigger asthma attacks . Such conclusions are not supported by the scientific and medical literature, nor are they shared by other bodies.”
Michigan Environmental Science Board interpreted Jappinen - “asthmatic subjects [are] not more susceptible to [the] effects of H2SVickie L. Tatum, Ph.D.