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The true health costs of gas-powered leaf blowers

Original post made on Apr 8, 2022

As community members and physicians with expertise in child health, we offer our personal views on the health-related hazards of gas-powered leaf blowers (GPLBs) for Menlo Park citizens, especially for our children. While the state of California will enforce a ban on the sale of GPLBs in 2024, this will not prevent citizens from using these engines that can last for 20 years or more.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, April 8, 2022, 12:00 AM

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Posted by lelkins
a resident of Menlo Park: The Willows
on Apr 8, 2022 at 2:22 pm

lelkins is a registered user.

Thank you very much, Drs. Axelrod and Krane. The gears of government grind at a frustratingly slow pace while our health, the health of our children and our planet and our peaceful enjoyment of our homes continue to suffer. I hope the City will put a ban on gas blowers back on track by finally scheduling the study session they called for last fall.


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