Bulletin Volume 98-100

Bulletin Volume 98-100

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...believed such evidence of isolated damage can justify a finding of violation of the injunction in this respect during that year. There does not appear to be any evidence sufficient to warrant the conclusion that the smelter has been a cause of damage to stock since the blast-furnace bag house was installed. With reference to the damage to horses, it is more difficult to reach a conclusion. The fact that the smelting company has admitted doing such damage in the past and has made monetary settlements therefor complicates the matter, since witnesses Nos. 8, 9, and 12 all received money from the smelter for horse losses and, therefore, their claim that these horses were affected similarly to those whose deaths were paid for carries weight. The fact is that no claim of injury or damage to horses within the past two years is mado in these statements, but it is made in two instances as regards 1910, and in two instances as regards 1909. INJTTRY TO VINEYARDS AND ORCHARDS. In the course of this investigation it was not possible to find or learn of any case of typical sulphur dioxide damage to vegetation. I examined superficially a number of orchards and vineyards, but could find nothing resembling typical smelter burn. There is a great deal of claim and talk of damage to orchards and lands, but inquiry fails to sustain any such claim. Not a single person interviewed claims to have noted the alleged damage at any particular period of time. The damage is claimed to be invisible and cumulative, and to be observable only after a period of months or even years. The smoke has never been known, so.far as I was able to ascertain, to come down at any one time and to have burned any orchard or tree. This fact in itself should be reasonably conclusive on...show more

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  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 454g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236936035
  • 9781236936035