2012 Jan. 2: CA San Francisco Bay Area: 12th Spare the Air Alert

2012 Jan. 2: CA San Francisco Bay Area: 12th Spare the Air Alert
Patch.com
The ban is intended to help limit winter air pollution caused by particulates and soot from wood smoke, which are linked to illnesses including asthma,

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One Response to 2012 Jan. 2: CA San Francisco Bay Area: 12th Spare the Air Alert

  1. Alan Smith says:

    Wood burning should never have surfaced considering that the British were spending millions of pounds to rid their cities of wood and coal burning. Even if this were not the case one just has to check on the emission data to realize that a wood fire, over 24 hrs, emits particulates equivalent to several hundred automobiles. Sweden Environment took a different approach an checked on carcinogenic gases and vapors such as benzene, formaldehyde and polycyclics and found that the supposedly low emission wood stoves expose urban neighbours to troubling levels of carcinogens.
    Alan Canadian Clean Air Alliance

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