2013-01-03 / Local News
EPA Suggests Burning Smarter This Winter
Are you burning wood in a wood stove or fireplace this winter? If so, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) encourages you to burn a more efficient and cleaner fire. Wood smoke is made up of a mixture of gases and fine particle pollution that isn’t healthy to breathe indoors or out—especially for children, older adults and those with heart and lung disease and asthma.
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