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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