Defender Radio and The Switch

Dr. Teale Phelps Bondaroff is encouraging his community to switch off gas leaf blowers. According to Teale, gas leaf blowers contribute to noise pollution, produce excessive and dangerous exhaust emissions, and re-suspend dust, all contributing to negative health and environmental impacts.

You can learn more about Teale’s campaign against gas-powered leaf blowers in his community of Saanich, BC, at Teale’s site contains numerous citations and links, which we won’t reproduce here, so please, check it out!

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Direct download: The_Switch_-_002_-_Gas_Leaf_Blowers_Teale_Bondaroff_Phelps.mp3
Category:The Switch -- posted at: 5:00am EDT