Category Archives: Wood stove regulation discussion (statewide)

2012 Feb. 2: ME: Mai ne: Breaking the for eign grip — Mainers look for local ways to heat …

2012 Feb. 2: ME: Maine: Breaking the foreign grip — Mainers look for local ways to heat … knox.VillageSoup.com Outside wood boilers have a low initial cost but, “They don’t help neighbor relations,” said Haselton. According to the website at … Continue reading

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2011 Jan. 28: CA Chico & Los Angeles: RAWSEP View: Lack of rain adds to health effects of wood-burning particulates in Chico. This reporter downplays switch from wood to natural gas fireplaces in Los Angeles, although Los Angeles also has low rainfall.

2011 Jan. 28: CA Chico & Los Angeles: RAWSEP View: Lack of rain adds to health effects of wood-burning particulates in Chico. This reporter downplays switch from wood to natural gas fireplaces in Los Angeles, although Los Angeles also has … Continue reading

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2012 Jan. 16: WA: Washington State presentation online from Lane, Oregon Regional Air Protection Agency.

2012 Jan. 16: WA: Washington State presentation online from Lane, Oregon Regional Air Protection Agency. Don’t see a date on presentation, but it has some of the best simple slides I’ve seen for communicating w/officials about the issue of wood … Continue reading

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2012 Jan. 1: IN Fort Wayne: Options for fireplaces vary by use

2012 Jan. 1: IN Fort Wayne: Options for fireplaces vary by use Fort Wayne Journal Gazette On the negative side, burning cord wood gives off a lot of particulate matter (ash and smoke). If just a few homes burn wood, … Continue reading

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2011 Dec. 17: WA & CT: NPR: Where There’s Smoke, There’s Sickness: Wood Smoke now a major Northwest air polluter

2011 Dec. 17: WA & CT: NPR: Where There’s Smoke, There’s Sickness: Wood Smoke now a major Northwest air polluter Environment and Human Health, Inc. is working to protect both the environment and human health from excessive wood smoke exposures. … Continue reading

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2011 Dec. 16: WA Bellevue, Tacoma, Yakima, etc… : National Public Radio Transcript excerpts: Where There’s Smoke, There’s Sickness: Wood Smoke now a major Northwest air polluter

2011 Dec. 16: WA Bellevue, Tacoma, Yakima, etc… : National Public Radio Transcript excerpts: Where There’s Smoke, There’s Sickness: Wood Smoke now a major Northwest air polluter Where There’s Smoke, There’s Sickness: Wood Smoke now a major … KUOW NPR … Continue reading

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2011 Nov. 8: CT Hartford: Nov. 16 Meeting where you can explain your wood smoke issues — November 16th

2011 Nov. 8: CT Hartford: Nov. 16 Meeting where you can explain your wood smoke issues — November 16th

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2011 June 28: ME Augusta: What to do about smokey wood boilers

2011 June 28: ME Augusta: What to do about smokey wood boilers Morning Sentinel Berry, who sponsored legislation four years ago to regulate outdoor wood boilers, said there continue to be problems with a “dozen to two dozen” of the … Continue reading

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2011 June 28: ME: Wh at to do about smoke y wood boilers (ME G ov.) LePage’s veto o f wood smoke resolut ion seeing some push back

2011 June 28: ME Augusta: What to do about smokey wood boilers (ME Gov.) LePage’s veto of wood smoke resolution seeing some pushback By Susan M. Coverscover@mainetoday.com MaineToday Media State House Writer Excerpt, condensed: The American Lung Association and the … Continue reading

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2011 June 27: ME Kennebec: Lawmakers should defy governor on wood smoke

2011 June 27: ME Kennebec: Morning Sentinel: Lawmakers should defy governor on wood smoke Lawmakers should defy governor on wood smoke Morning Sentinel Environment Canada reports wood smoke has doubled particulate matter in provinces around Maine, by census. The same … Continue reading

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