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Painter's Masks

When Mt. St. Helens went off we used just plain painter's dust masks. You can get them for about 5/$1.00 US. That ash was made of a fine glass substance.

Offered by Mary.

How hard is it to breath thru those masks and can you do it on a basis we may have to for months and years?

Offered by Cynthia.

I do not believe you should even need the filters. Remember it is going to rain a lot and the wind is going to blow a lot. The rain will settle the ash and other debris in the atmosphere relatively quickly and the wind will also do its job in dispersing the debris. I'm thinking a lot of the debris in the air will end up in the oceans of the world.

Offered by Mary.