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Tuesday, August 3, 2010
A Child poisoned every 9 days in mine town Mount Isa - A sobering tale about the impacts of heavy industry and corporate greed on public health - Take note Premier Bartlett.
This story is shocking. The results of a study just published in the Medical Journal of Australia, whilst not surprising, show that in Mt Isa a public health tragedy is unfolding which has the potential to go down as one of the worst industrial disasters in Australian history.
The article ( on my blog HERE ) from The OZ reports the damning findings of a study published in the Medical Journal of Australia which has found that a child develops lead poisoning every nine days in Mount Isa.