EPA Floats New Regs To Curb Wood Stove Pollution

Law360, New York (January 3, 2014, 7:19 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday proposed new standards for the amount of air pollution that can be emitted by new woodstoves and heaters, drawing praise from officials including the New York Attorney General's Office, which sued the agency in October demanding action and citing health concerns.

The agency’s proposal would make the next generation of stoves and heaters an estimated 80 percent cleaner than those made today, leading to air quality and public health improvements in communities across the country beginning in 2015....
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