Kōrero: Geothermal energy

In case of poisoning

In case of poisoning

Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) is highly toxic, and in geothermal regions there is always a risk of poisoning, especially if concentrations build up in confined spaces. In 1965 the Bay of Plenty telephone directory listed a number to call for Rotorua residents in case of suspected poisoning.

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Reference: Bay of Plenty telephone directory (1965), inside front cover

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carol Stewart, 'Geothermal energy - Effects on the environment', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/document/5441/in-case-of-poisoning (accessed 16 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Carol Stewart, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006