EPA http://ijpr.org en Suing The Feds Over Wood Smoke Regulation http://ijpr.org/post/suing-feds-over-wood-smoke-regulation <p>Too much wood smoke is bad for you.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>That&#39;s well established by research, and so the federal Environmental Protection Agency regulates the particulate matter that makes up wood smoke.&nbsp; Tue, 15 Oct 2013 18:11:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 1332 at http://ijpr.org Suing The Feds Over Wood Smoke Regulation EPA Sued By Oregon And Other States http://ijpr.org/post/epa-sued-oregon-and-other-states <p>Seven states, including Oregon, are suing the Environmental Protection Agency over health-damaging air pollution from outdoor wood-fired boilers that have become popular for residential heating.</p><p>The lawsuit fired Wednesday asks a federal court to order the EPA to review and adopt updated emissions limits for the boilers.</p><p>Jeff Manning of the Oregon Department of Justice says 25-year old rules should be updated to require sales of newer, cleaner-burning stoves. He says owners of old stoves will be allowed to keep the ones they have, and not be required to buy a new one.</p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 13:28:16 +0000 Barbara Dellenback 1178 at http://ijpr.org