Monday, October 26, 2009
Arcelor Mittal (Dofasco) has applied for permission to delay meeting the province's new air quality standards. I guess this is a picture of why. Rather ironic since Saturday Oct 24 was a worldwide day of action requesting governments to set 350 particles per million as the goal in reducing carbon content in our air.
Tuesday, April 28, 2009
It was quite a storm which rolled through our city Friday evening. Here's what those winds whipped up and dumped on the Beach Strip. Residents were wiping grey dust from food and surfaces even inside their homes. Analysis is still being done, but so far there are indications that the toxic particulate levels in the cloud were exponentially higher than the provincial standard. See the related article in today's Hamilton Spectator.
Thursday, January 29, 2009
Wednesday, December 31, 2008
Monday, September 15, 2008
These shots were taken from Sherman Avenue North. We're pretty sure this is part of US Steel, but not sure what part of the plant it is. Even though the photographer had not passed the gates of the plant, a Port Authority staffer came along and asked the person to leave Sherman Ave North as it is Port Authority property. He said that they are extra sensitive to people with cameras as they could be terrorists, although he acknowledged that he knew this person wasn't one. Do you think terrorism was really the issue???
Monday, September 08, 2008
Homes in Hamilton have been having a lot of reddish fallout land on their siding etc and discolour it. Hate to think about what it is doing to our lungs. Here are two picture from Thurs Sept 4 and another (the last one) from Fri Sept 5 which show the source of the problem ...