Judge prohibits outdoor wood boiler in Jackson, MI .(5/22/2009) Newspaper account with comments.
Al Gore calls on world to burn less wood and fuel to curb 'black carbon'. (4/28/2009)
Fight in Montreal (3/26/09) An ad campaign started in Montreal by environmentalist and health groups seeking to ban wood-burning appliances in new construction. This newspaper story covers rebutal arguments from wood-stove makers who insist that the answer to wood smoke pollution is for Montreal to allow EPA approved stoves.
American Lung Association wins case seeking stronger Particulate Pollution Standards. (2/24/2009)
GASP! Hotline-W09 (1.6MB) newsletter: WInter 2009: Group Against Smog and Pollution: Pittsburgh
Guest ArticleWritten by Mary Rozenberg and published in the GASP! Hotline newsletter, Spring - 2008
GASP! Hotline-S08 (1.2MB) newsletter: Spring 2008: Group Against Smog and Pollution: Pittsburgh
Offsite news page with item related to OWB News updated weekly.
Public Utility Fined for Wood Fired Boiler Emissions June 6, 2008.
SF Chronical article "Pollution danger higher than earlier estimated." by Jane Kay, Chronicle Environment Writer printed Friday, May 23, 2008.
Chemist: wood smoke is 'really nasty'
(May 9, 2008) - McMaster University chemist Brian McCarry says the toxic content of smoke from fireplaces and old-fashioned wood stoves is similar to that of diesel exhaust and tobacco smoke.
New York Times: 3-28-08 "Your Second Home | Outdoor Fireplaces A Little Warmth, at a Cost" By STEVE BAILEY [BurningIssues.org is quoted.]
Amherstburg, Canada, neighbours get legal order to stop man's wood burning.
Air Pollution: The growing danger of wood burning in Chico, CA. An artile written by Luke Anderson and printed in the Chico News and Review 3/25/08.
Outdoor Wood Boiler (OWB) article: "Pollution Concerns Have Led Some Communities to Restrict Their Use" by C.J. Hughes, New York Times, 2-3-08
Wood-burning boilers aren't good neighbors- The Republican-Western Massachusetts
Bono, the lead singer of U2 is smoked out: "Among the Rich, a New Dispute Over Air Rights" - New York Times, 5-16-07, By ALLEN SALKIN
"Oregon county considers changes to meet new federal air standards", 5-27-07, Associated Press.
Newpaper Articles from the Burning Issues Archives.
Attention: Bay Area Residents!
Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) Meetings to Discuss Wood Smoke Proposals. Nov. 2007
Burning Issues Commentary on EPA Approved Stoves and the BAAQMD Proposal. Nov. 2007
Proof Positive that The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) has failed to Improve the Wood Smoke Situation at all. It is found in the Twelve Year Study by Dr. Wayne Ott. Nov. 2007
Unpublished letter by Dr. Ott to the San Francisco Chronicle emphasing contribution of wood smoke particulates to pollution in the Bay Area.