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August 16, 1998 | JANET WILSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Many low-income Orange County homes harbor dangerous levels of carbon monoxide, and a new state study concludes that those residents are more likely to die of carbon monoxide poisoning than people in newer, better-maintained homes. Nearly 350 inspections conducted by the nonprofit Community Development Council in 1997 showed that one in seven homes had dangerously high levels of carbon monoxide--an odorless, colorless and potentially deadly gas emitted by faulty furnaces, ovens and wall heaters.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 16, 1998 | JANET WILSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Many low-income Orange County homes harbor dangerous levels of carbon monoxide, and a new state study concludes that those residents are more likely to die of carbon monoxide poisoning than people in newer, better-maintained homes. Nearly 350 inspections conducted by the nonprofit Community Development Council in 1997 showed that one in seven homes had dangerously high levels of carbon monoxide--an odorless, colorless and potentially deadly gas emitted by faulty furnaces, ovens and wall heaters.
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