wood burning http://ijpr.org en Wood Stoves Get A Cleaning http://ijpr.org/post/wood-stoves-get-cleaning <p></p><p>Not very long ago, Oregon and other states sued the federal government to force a new set of regulations on wood stoves and heaters.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>And here they comeā€¦ the Environmental Protection Agency just announced a proposal for stricter standards, so newer wood-burning heaters will burn cleaner.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 18:36:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 6180 at http://ijpr.org Wood Stoves Get A Cleaning Woodburning Advisories For Wednesday, 11/27/13 http://ijpr.org/post/woodburning-advisories-wednesday-112713 <p>The slow-moving air mass over the region is providing little wind, and smoke is building up in some of the valleys and basins.</p><p></p><p>Wood stoves and fireplaces need to cut back on burning due to these advisories for November 27, 2013:</p><ul><li>Jackson County: Red</li><li>Klamath County: Yellow</li><li>Lane County: Red Wed, 27 Nov 2013 01:27:51 +0000 Geoffrey Riley 3785 at http://ijpr.org Woodburning Advisories For Wednesday, 11/27/13 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