To ease pollution and protect health consider alternatives to burning wood for heat
Last updated 1/28/2016 at Noon
The bottom line is the California Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Air Resources Board would like to see less wood smoke sent into the atmosphere.
In a recent compilation of information, the agency said there are many things to consider when it comes to wood smoke: air pollution, the health effects of smoke, and more.
"Smoke from neighborhood stoves and fireplaces, a common source of both odor and reduced visibility, greatly contributes to the air pollution problems people complain about most," the California EPA stated. "When you include the health-related problems caused by inhalin...