Ontario researchers to study dust for carcinogens after Fort McMurray fire

A group of Ontario researchers, led by ChemE Professor Arthur Chan, is travelling to Fort McMurray, Alta., next month to study dust left in homes from the forest fire that ravaged the city last year.

The team’s work is among several studies that are being conducted on the health effects of the ferocious blaze that forced more than 80,000 people to flee.

Professor Chan said his team has received overwhelming interest from “concerned” homeowners in Fort McMurray who are offering up their places to be tested. Read full story from CBC News.

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