2011 Aug. 16: AK Fairbanks: (Vote for Prop. 2 on Oct. 4) Smoke problems

2011 Aug. 16: AK Fairbanks: (Vote for Prop. 2 on Oct. 4) Smoke problems
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Basically, it’s the outdoor boilers that are burning green wood or coal. These few are damaging the health of all of us, especially children.
Excerpt:
A yes vote on Proposition 2 will give the borough the authority to actually do something about these fewer than 300 chronic abusers. It’s a pretty simple fix, use dry wood.

Please vote Oct. 4.

Read more: Fairbanks Daily News-Miner – Smoke problems

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One Response to 2011 Aug. 16: AK Fairbanks: (Vote for Prop. 2 on Oct. 4) Smoke problems

  1. Alan Smith says:

    Unfortunately, burning dry wood only reduces, but does not eliminate the problem. There is no known way of burning wood without the emissions being a threat to neighbours. Even with the new EPA approved designs the cost of treating smoke-related diseases is estimated at $15,000 per wood stove per annum.

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