2011 Aug. 29: EPA Website: Where can I locate information about wood stoves?

2011 Aug. 29: EPA Website: Where can I locate information about wood stoves?

Burn Wise is a partnership program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that emphasizes the importance of burning the right wood, the right way, in the right wood-burning appliance to protect your home, health, and the air we breathe. Within this site you will find information for consumers to make informed decisions about what it means to burn wise.

Please visit EPA’s Burn Wise Web page for information about wood stoves:
http://www.epa.gov/burnwise/

The Burn Wise Web pages below provide more detailed information about wood stoves:

Consumers – Choosing Appliances – Choosing the Right Wood Stove:
http://www.epa.gov/burnwise/woodstoves.html

Consumers – Installation and Maintenance:
http://www.epa.gov/burnwise/maintenance.html

Consumers – Frequent Questions:
http://www.epa.gov/burnwise/faqconsumer.html

Burn Wise Publications:
http://www.epa.gov/burnwise/publications.html

Contact information for the Burn Wise Program can be found here:
http://www.epa.gov/burnwise/contactus.html

Below are links to additional information about wood stoves:

List of EPA Certified Wood Stoves:
http://www.epa.gov/Compliance/resources/publications/monitoring/caa/woodstoves/certifiedwood.pdf
(About PDF)

List of EPA Exempt Wood Heating Appliances,
http://www.epa.gov/Compliance/resources/publications/monitoring/caa/woodstoves/exemptwood.pdf
(About PDF)

Wood Heaters Compliance Monitoring Program:
http://www.epa.gov/compliance/monitoring/programs/caa/woodheaters.html

To report a smoke nuisance, contact your local or state air agency by clicking on a state or using the drop-down box on the following Web page. Many state and local air agencies are working to reduce wood smoke emissions through public education, changeout campaigns, incentives or tax credits, or in some cases, ordinances and regulations. Click on a state on the following Web page or select one from the drop-down box to learn what your state or local air agency is doing to address wood smoke.

Burn Wise Where You Live:
http://www.epa.gov/burnwise/whereyoulive.html
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  • Date Created: 12/15/2004
  • Last Modified Since: 8/8/2011
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