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Hyperlinks to articles of interest November 2014

November 3, 2014

 

90.5 WESA

Pittsburgh’s NPR News Station:

Online Tool Pinpoints Wood Burning Areas


 

Biomass Magazine:

Perfect Storm for a Pellet and Firewood Shortage


 

Union of Concerned Scientists:

Public Health Service Scientists Deserve Robust Whistleblower Protections


 

The Fresno Bee

Valley’s stricter wood-burning rules start on stormy weekend


 

recordnet.com:

Strictest wood-burning rules in nation begin Saturday


 

The Telegraph:

Fracking emits more formaldehyde than medical students experience from dead bodies


 

pressofatlanticcity.com

Citizen Columnist / John Huber / Smoke from wood stoves pollutes air, harms neighbors


 

Marin News:

Spare the Air season begins Saturday; check before burning


 

The Register-Guard:

Wood burning restrictions now in place for Lane County


 

chicoer.com

One program to ease wood smoke starting, another ends


 

deseretnews.com

Ozone season ends; state ushers in wood smoke restrictions


 

Yakima Herakd:

Stage 1 burn ban called for Yakima County


 

recordnet.com

Much of San Joaquin can apply for cap-and-trade funds


 

sopghreporter.com

Minimize smoke from wood-burning appliances


 

scoop.co.nz

Introducing ENERGYWISE approved fuel efficient tyres


 

consumerreports.org

Fireplace and wood stove smoke can make you sick
But breathing problems aren’t the only concern


 

taftmidwaydriller.com

‘Check before you burn’ season underway for fireplaces, stoves


The Fresno Bee:

Forecasting is also an issue in controversial wood-burning rules


 

Global Warming.org

EPA’s Clean Power Plan Defies Its Own Regulation


 

stuff.co.nz/ thepress.co.nz

Construction dust: Our major cause of pollution


 

oregonlive.com

To improve air quality, Washington County urges residents to avoid burning wood this winter

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To improve air quality, Washington County urges residents to avoid burning wood on bad air days this winter


 

 

The Salt Lake Tribune:

Morgan County Judge: Wood boiler not a nuisance


 

sopghreporter.com

Minimize smoke from wood-burning appliances


 

mercedsunstar.com

Our View: New burning rules irksome, but will save lives


 

factsnotfantasy.blogspot.co.nz

Exposing the Green Money Machine


 

taftmidwaydriller.com

Valley Air Board issues fireplace, wood stove curtailment


triblive.com

Fracking in Marcellus turns 10


 

cleveland.com

Gates Mills voters deny anti-fracking bill of rights, unofficial election results show


 

statejournal.com

Environmentally, what’s the fracking difference?


 

desmogblog.com

The Movement For Environmental Rights Is Building


 

Deseret News. 2013:

Physicians group targets fireplaces and fuel burning stoves

Schizophrenics, Psychopaths Holding America Hostage
By Dr Brian Moench


 

Aitken Age:

EPA rules to affect rural wood burners


 

bloomberg.com

Texas City’s Fracking Ban Challenged by Energy Group


 

cerescourier.com

FIREPLACE CURTAILMENTS STARTING UP AGAIN IN THE VALLEY


 

phys.org

Coal-rich Poland ready to block EU climate deal


 

newsminer.com

Fairbanks assembly fumes at state’s lack of progress on air quality fix


 

psnews.com.au

More powers for Environment Officers


 

kerngoldenempire.com

Hazardous pollution conditions, no wood-burning day declared


 

thefranklinnewspost.com

The power of a stove


 

globalnews.ca

Canadian energy company stalked by controversy over its sales methods


 

interest.co.nz

Friday’s Top 10: David Whitburn on the RMA and housing affordability; Why state house sales are good; Is the Labour Party in terminal decline? Why CGT’s a lemon


 

huffingtonpost.com

Move Over World Bank: Bilateral Institutions Lead Investment Beyond the Grid


 

capemaycountyherald.com

Wood Burning Stoves Still a Hot Issue in Dennis Township


 

coastmountainnews.com

Rebates available for all Valley residents through Wood Stove Exchange Program


 

lankandel.scienceblog.com

Where air quality data, rules could get confusing


 

princegeorgecitizen.com

Rebates offered to trade-in older wood burning stoves


 

theguardian.com

Poland rejects IPCC target of zero emissions by 2100


 

recordnet.com

Gilbert: Linden man chops wood, warms hearts


 

limaohio.com

Bring the heat


 

medicaladvocatesforhealthyair.org

Climate Toolkit for Media Relations


 

dailytimes.com.pk

UN urges greater efforts in protection of environment from ravages of war


 

mercedsunstar.com

Wood burning banned in Valley’s unhealthy air


 

roanoke.com

Cares: Virginia should be fracking


 

oilprice.com

EU Fracking Boom Becoming Less Likely


 

motherearthnews.com

Sustainability of Heating with Wood


 

sciencewa.net.au

Childhood brain tumours linked with parents’ activities


 

ctvnews.ca

Neil Young calls pipeline issues ‘scabs on our lives’


 

washingtontimes.com

EPA facing suit over McCarthy’s deleted text messages


 

bupipedream.com/

Republicans unlikely to aid environmental policy


 

heraldonline.com

No-Burn Alert: Mandatory Wood-Burning Ban in Effect Now for Residents of the South Coast Air Basin


 

mercedsunstar.com

High pollution levels expected to continue with irregular weather


 

trust.org

Is climate change making the Ebola outbreak worse?


 

frequency.com

HEALTH HAZARDS OF WOOD SMOKE POLLUTION


 

iseesmokepa.org

Allegheny County Takes the First Steps towards Banning Opening Burning


 

thenelsondaily.com

New wood stove exchange program benefits communities


 

The Press Enterprise:

ENVIRONMENT: Foul fall air quality spurs ‘no burn’ days


 

businessspectator.com.au (rebranded from previously known climatespectator.com.au)

ETS dreamers should abandon Direct Action hope


 

businessspectator.com.au (rebranded from previously known climatespectator.com.au)

NSW Government leaves energy efficiency in limbo


 

deseretnews.com

My view: Wood burning hurts Utah air quality

 (…”and my view: you’re paid to say that”) (…”and not by the majority of energy consumers either)


 

cbslocal.com

No-Burn Alert Issued For 2nd Day In Southern California


 

coronadelmartoday.com

No-Burn Day Extended to Tuesday

Wednesday Will Be Third No-Burn Day This Week

(…”Brrr..”)


 

sentinelandenterprise.com

Lunenburg farmhouse blaze blamed on wood stove pipe


 

ksby.com

No-burn alert issued for Southern California


 

dailypilot.com

Don’t light that fire: AQMD declares no-burn days


 

sierrastar.com

Check Before You Burn


 

sltrib.com

Op-ed: We need Utahns’ hearts, not just minds, to improve the air


 

houstonchronicle.com

Wednesday letters: Knowing what we breathe


 

mycentraljersey.com

Jersey Grown Wood warming your ‘peeps’ this season


 

thereflector.com

How about replacing that outdated wood stove?


 

scoop.co.nz

OECD report highlights importance of RMA reform


 

atriotpost.us

Democrat Consultant Guilty of Fraud

“Political consultant Thomas Lindenfeld has pleaded guilty to fraud and corruption charges involving illegal funneling of $15 million of federal grants to a shell ‘environmental’ group”


 

theaustralian.com.au

Labor abandons energy target talks


 

smh.com.au

RET deal off: The only certainty is uncertainty for the clean energy industry


 

energymatters.com.au

Palmer: ‘No Chance’ For Renewable Energy Target Reduction


 

lacrossetribune.com

More modest changes suggested for wood boilers


 

myvalleynews.com

SCAQMD declares No-Burn Day today making wood burning fireplace use illegal


 

scientificamerican.com

Ethanol Scheme to Clean Air in Billions of Kitchens Goes Up in Smoke


 

guampdn.com

Environmental expert opposes LNG


 

alankandel.scienceblog.com

Bad air: What being in the ‘thick of it’ means


 

uncovercalifornia.com

Air Pollution Control officials ban Wood-Burning In San Joaquin Valley


 

denverpost.com

Emissions rules yield little benefit


 

edf.org

History 101: Pollution rules good for economy and pocketbooks


 

http://www.reuters.com

Republicans vow EPA fight as Obama touts China climate deal


 

junkscience.com

NASA official says in NYTimes if you question climate models then you must also question Newtonian mechanics


 

tristatehomepage.com

Study Shows 1 in 10 Americans Suffer from Severe Weather Phobia


 

phys.org

WHO sets guidelines to reduce indoor pollution deaths


 

saratogian.com

What’s old is renewed: State going back to basics, pushes wood heat


 

newsminer.com

Inversion causing poor air quality in Fairbanks through weekend


 

recordnet.com

Another $2 million available for upgrading stoves, inserts


 

biomassmagazine.com

EIA: More wood to be used in heating, power applications in 2015


 

en-maktoob.news.yahoo.com

G20 mulls overhaul of global energy market


 

dailyastorian.com

Letter: Clean, fresh air


 

businessgreen.com

‘Green tape’ can boost growth, study finds


 

theguardian.com

Shale gas unlikely to make the UK energy self-sufficient, says report


 

bbc.com

Ministers’ shale gas ‘hype’ attacked


 

telegraph.co.uk

Fracking won’t cut bills and ministers ‘oversold’ shale gas benefits, experts say


 

breitbart.com

ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER WORTHLESS REPORT TRYING TO KILL BRITAIN’S SHALE GAS INDUSTRY


 

telesurtv.net

UK Experts Warn Over Government’s Enthusiasm For Shale Gas


 

heraldnet.com

Stagnant air prompts burn ban in Snohomish County


 

napavalleyregister.com

Chimneys and the future of fireplaces


 

union-bulletin.com

Stagnant air prompts burn ban east of Cascades


 

dailyrecordnews.com

Burn ban starts Sunday in region


 

dawn.com

Qatar cuts its offer for LNG to $14 per MMBTU


 

orcaa.org

Wood Smoke Reduction Grant Funding Available


 

ecowatch.com

The Truth About Natural Gas: A ‘Green’ Bridge to Hell


 

contracostatimes.com

Barnidge: There’s nothing easy about declaring a ‘No Burn’ day


 

english.cntv.cn

Energy efficiency agreement expected at G20 Summit


 

sbs.com.au

G20 stresses energy security in pro-growth


 

newsminer.com

Hopes for energy price relief are justified


 

.japantimes.co.jp

More insulation can help China clean up its act


 

thenewstribune.com

Burn ban ordered for Pierce County


 

infotel.ca

Air quality advisory for Kamloops


 

sltrib.com

Who still burns wood to heat their home?


 

myedmondsnews.com

Stage 2 Burn Ban issued for Snohomish County


 

theguardian.com

Canada breaks with Australia to contribute to Green Climate Fund


 

al.com

How can U.S. strike a blow against ISIS and Russia? Try moving ahead with fracking (opinion)


 

news.heartland.org

White House #AskDrH Climate Social Media Campaign an #EpicFail


 

newsminer.com

North Pole air pollution could reach hazardous levels


 

junkscience.com

Driessen expounds on the ongoing EPA crusade–air pollution, ozone


 

cfjctv.com

Rare South Thompson Winter Air Quality Advisory Issued


 

junkscience.com

From the belly of the leftist beast–Oregon, comments from Gordon Fulks, Physicist


 

helenair.com

Wood stove rules aim to clear the air


 

helenair.com

How to burn wood properly


 

bclocalnews.com

Open-burning ban ordered across Cowichan


 

 

dailysunnews.com

Burn ban in effect in Yakima County


 

Alaska Dispatch News:

State says Fairbanks needs 4 more years to meet federal clean-air standards


 

columbian.com

Clean air agency announces countywide burn ban


 

yelmonline.com

Burn Ban Takes Effect Today in Thurston County, Nisqually Reservation


 

oregonlive.com

Burn ban, including use of fireplaces and uncertified wood stoves, in effect for Clark County


 

tri-cityherald.com

Burn ban in Franklin, Walla Walla counties extended


 

tdn.com

Southwest Clean Air Agency issues air stagnation advisory


 

ktvn.com

Belgian judge charges HSBC branch with fraud


 

dailycaller.com

U.S. Must Reject The Green Climate Fund And Its Indulgence Scheme


 

stuff.co.nz

Council red tape leaves homeowner cold


 

marketwatch.com

Clearance Received for the Sale of National Home Services by Just Energy Group Inc. to Reliance Comfort Limited Partnership


 

The Salt Lake Tribune:

Trib Talk: Why wood smoke is bad for air quality


 

abcfoxmontana.com

Butte Hopes to Improve Air Quality with Wood Stove Change Out Program


 

kpax.com

Winter weather knocks back air quality in Western Montana


 

thenewstribune.com

Expanded burn ban implemented in Pierce County

(Brrr… I say, Brrrr…!)


 

workingwaterfront.com

The walking meditation of stacking wood


 

bangordailynews.com

Widow gives voice to younger-onset Alzheimer’s


 

sasknewsnow.com

Get Ahead of the Winter Freeze


 

buffaloreflex.com

HAMILTON: The old wood stove


 

ocj.com

Heat from the hearth: The pleasures of wood burning stoves


 

breakingenergy.com

Heat Your Home on Your Terms


 

patch.com

Arctic Blast: 12 Tips to Heat Your Home Safely


 

newsminer.com

Wood pellet logs touted as way to fight Interior Alaska’s dirty air


 

wired.com

This Wearable Detects Pollution to Build Air Quality Maps in Real Time


 

truth-out.org

Amending Colorado’s Constitution: Do Communities Have Right to Clean Air and Water?


 

valleyrecord.com

Clean Air Agency puts King County under overnight burn ban


 

mercedsunstar.com

State releases proposed air quality rules


 

The Salt Lake Tribune:

Letter: Thanks for making Utah’s air better


 

huffingtonpost.com

Fatal Miscalculation


 

theguardian.com

The Green Climate Fund is not a charity but an investment in our shared future


 

theguardian.com

François Hollande insists green climate fund must be part of emissions deal


 

sfgate.com

Vermont seeks Windham County wood heat proposals


 

foreffectivegov.org

New Report: Big Business Gaming the Rules Against Public Protections and Small Businesses


 

rollcall.com

Ozone Rules Could Set Off Fight Between Environmental, Economic Interests


 

politico.com

Liberal ‘hell no’ caucus rises


 

thinkprogress.org

House Passes Bill That Makes It Harder For Scientists To Advise The EPA


 

jspacenews.com

Amir Peretz Calls it Quits as Israel’s Environmental Protection Minister

jpost.com

Air pollution in Israel dropped significantly from 2012-2013, ministry’s report says


 

dnaindia.com

Now, penal action against those breaking green laws


 

dailysignal.com

Why Does Washington Want to Hide Science Data From the Public?


 

rabble.ca

Calling out crackdowns on protesters and the stripping of environmental protection laws


 

nbr.co.nz

EPA struggles to find independent experts in ‘small’ New Zealand


 

messenger-inquirer.com

Fracking to be permitted in GW National Forest


 

wisconsinwatch.org

Environmental group links ‘beneficial reuse’ of coal ash to southeastern Wisconsin well contamination


 

dailytitan.com/

How the frack did over three billion gallons of water get contaminated due to fracking


 

thehill.com

House passes bill to reform EPA science panel


 

marketwatch.com

Washington Gas Energy Services Recognized with EPA Green Power Leadership Award


 

ghanaweb.com

EPA urged to collaborate with research institutions


 

salon.com

House Republicans pass yet another underhanded attack on science


 

eponline.com

Europe’s Cities Still Suffering from Harmful Air Pollution


 

fresnobee.com

State releases proposed air quality rules


 

biomassmagazine.com

San Joaquin Valley incentive program gets additional $2 million


 

deseretnews.com

In our opinion: Smoking aside, Utah can still limit lung cancer with improved air quality


 

carbonbrief.org

UN report says energy efficiency integral to bridging emissions gap


 

mtstandard.com

Air pollution alert for Butte issued


 

union-bulletin.com

Burn ban extended in Walla Walla County


 

nanaimobulletin.com

Incentives offered to residents to trade in wood stoves


 

wmbfnews.com

Experts recommend preparing home for record low temperatures


 

emmetsburgnews.com

Officials Issue Warnings For Auxiliary Heating As Accidental Fire Risks


 

recyclingportal.eu

EEB: Withdrawal of “Clean Air and Waste Packages” by the new EU Commission?


 

theblaze.com

‘Most transparent administration’ ever threatens to veto EPA transparency bills


 

scotsman.com

Delay tackling traffic fumes ‘costing Scots lives’


 

allgov.com

Cap-and-Trade Market Quakes the First Time California Enforces Rules


 

utilitydive.com

D.C. Circuit merges challenges to EPA rules, streamlines proceedings


 

rollcall.com

Congress Must Block These Attacks on Independent Science | Commentary


 

mondaq.com

Canada: Canadian Businessman Extradited To US On Fraud And Bid Rigging Charges


 

allafrica.com

Nigeria: Firm Petitions Police, U.S. Over Alleged Fraud


 

dailyjournal.net

Open houses, public hearings scheduled on proposed air-quality and wood-stove regulations


 

vpr.net

Old Wood Cook Stoves Are Still A Draw, For Some


 

 

infotel.ca

Clean Air and Comfort for Your Home – Replace your old wood burning stove and save


 

patch.com

Thanksgiving ‘Spare the Air’ Alert Issued: No Wood Burning in Millbrae on Turkey Day


 

newsminer.com

State, Fairbanks borough gather opinions about pollution rules

Fairbanks stove swap program running on fumes

Campaign calls attention to burning wood wisely


 

epa.gov

As Wood Stove Changeout Program Brings Cleaner Air to Southeastern New England, EPA Offers Advice for Safer, Cleaner Wood-Burning


 

thenelsondaily.com

RDCK joins new wood stove exchange


 

patch.com

No Wood Burning in Milpitas Allowed Next 24 Hours: Winter ‘Spare the Air’ Issued


 

messagemedia.co

New EPA rules for wood burners set to go into effect


 

climatecentral.org

Pipeline Crunch Could Keep Northeast’s Heating Bills High


 

kelownanow.com

Replace Your Old Wood Burning Stove for Cash


 

rstreet.org

EPA’s Clean Power Plan: Likely to fail regardless of litigation outcome


 

heartland.org

Storm Brewing Over New EPA Ozone Standard


 

natlawreview.com

Energy and Environment Law Update: Week of 11/24/2014


 

fresnobee.com

Forest Service to begin prescribed burning projects in Kern


 

baltimoremagazine.net

The Cheapskate’s Guide to Home Heating


 

stuff.co.nz

Burners could make a comeback in city


 

nhbr.com

Commercial use of wood energy is heating up


 

scientificamerican.com

Statins May Protect People from Air Pollution


 

ngtnews.com

Mansfield Clean Energy Completes First CNG Station


 

azcentral.com

Mulch fire smoke in West Valley a ‘nuisance,’ not toxic


 

sfbay.ca

‘Spare the Air’ snuffs Thanksgiving fires


 

in-cumbria.com

WARNING OVER OFF-GRID ENERGY PRICES


 

thereporter.com

Don’t Light Tonight in effect for all of Yolo County and the northeastern portion of Solano County


 

globalnews.ca

Just Energy subsidiary faces $7M in penalties from Competition Bureau


 

eenews.net

EPA: Lawmakers target management woes in behind-the-scenes probes


 

prnewswire.com

Bankruptcy Court Awards West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection $2.7 Million


 

theguardian.com

LNP took donations from coal seam gas companies, Senate inquiry told


 

 

dailyherald.com


 

dispatch.com

EPA sued for failing to track lead


 

hedgeweek.com

Renewable energy infrastructure


 

breakingenergy.com

U.S. Pledges $3B for Green Climate Fund


 

vtdigger.org

CLEAN ENERGY DEVELOPMENT FUND RELEASES RFP FOR $1.6 MILLION MODERN WOOD HEATING PROGRAM FOR WINDHAM COUNTY


 

ohio.com

New report: EPA can quickly cut methane from oil, gas industry


 

dailyrecordnews.com

Letter: Please be aware of impact of wood smoke


 

tempo.com.ph

Bill rewards citizens arresting smoke belchers


 

 

newsmax.com

Eight EPA Workers Given More Than $1M in Paid Leave


 

shopfloor.org

Manufacturers support H.R. 4795, the Promoting New Manufacturing Act


 

good4utah.com

Impact of wood-burning fires on Utah’s air quality


 

tankeroperator.com

Markets – US LPG exports and Suezmax rates soar


 

blogs.edf.org

EDF Co-Hosts International Green Bank Summit on Catalyzing Private Sector Capital for Clean Energy


 

msnbc.com

Republicans take aim at imaginary target: ‘secret science’


 

quitam.blogspot.co.nz

Whistleblower and fraud news summary for week of November 17


 

bloomberg.com

China Shale Boom Fizzles as Clean Energy, Imports Take Lead


 

 

 

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