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Outdoor Wood Boiler Quote of The Month

Postby MPA » Wed May 19, 2010 1:34 am

I will be posting a quote of the month in this thread regarding Outdoor Wood Boilers. This is a feature in which I just started on my website. If you wish to read more quotes check out my website below in this thread or directly click here:

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Quote of the Month May 2010

Postby MPA » Wed May 19, 2010 1:36 am

“We encourage people to rethink some of those tried and true traditions and whether it’s worthwhile investing in an outdoor wood boiler when they are contributing to the particle pollution problem,”


Director of the Wisconsin American Lung Association, Dona Wininsky, May 2010
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Quote of The Month June 2010

Postby MPA » Tue Jun 29, 2010 11:55 am

"The American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest is greatly concerned about air quality and we concur that Hydronic heaters, when operating improperly, may have adverse effects on respiratory health."


Harold Wimmer, President & CEO American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest Serving: Illinois-Indiana-Iowa-Minnesota-NorthDakota-South Dakota-Wisconsin
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Quote of The Month July 2010

Postby MPA » Wed Aug 18, 2010 12:23 am

"State government hasn’t done enough to ban the furnaces."

Roger Smith, member of the Connecticut’s Clean Energy Taskforce July 2010
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Quote of The Month August 2010

Postby MPA » Wed Aug 18, 2010 12:24 am

"The wood boilers are an (Environmental Protection Agency) issue, not a fire department issue,"

Dave Ward,Fire Assistant Chief Lancaster,PA August 2010
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Quote of The Month September 2010

Postby MPA » Mon Sep 27, 2010 11:32 pm

"The rules (proposed OWB rules) give Indiana the power to help residents who are "being smoked out" by a neighbor's boiler."


Jodi Perras, Improving Kids' Environment, Executive Director, Indiana September 2010
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Quote of The Month December 2012

Postby MPA » Sat Jan 05, 2013 3:17 pm

" Residential wood burning devices, like outdoor wood boilers and stoves, are the largest residential source of particle pollution. Emissions of harmful air pollutants from wood burning can have significant health impacts on users and their immediate neighbors."

American Lung Association Press Release December 2012
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Re: Outdoor Wood Boiler Quote of The Month

Postby MPA » Sun Feb 10, 2013 3:23 pm

This month's quote for January 2013:

"I can’t understand why anybody would want to have the wood fires because you could actually really kill your neighbors,The smoke isn’t the problem — the particulate matter is the problem.”


Scott Clark: Niles, MI City Council Member, in response to the City Ordinance restricting OWBs, January 2013
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Outdoor Wood Boiler Quote of The Month February 2013

Postby MPA » Sun Mar 10, 2013 8:43 pm

News quote for February 2013:

"She's crying because she can't breathe..........she's coughing to the point of throwing up, Even in the house, the smoke is coming in and it smells awful."


Krystal Francesco, North Pole, Alaska

Regarding the use of OWBs in her neighborhood and the impacts on her 2 year old daughter featured in the Los Angeles Times on 2/16/13
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Outdoor Wood Boiler Quote of The Month March 2013

Postby MPA » Sun Mar 31, 2013 9:49 pm

This month's quote for March 2013:

"When the wind comes from the south, which is often, my home is covered with smoke. The smoke is also taken into my home by the cold air intake for my furnace.......I have to wear a breather mask to walk anywhere on my property."

Bill DeRoche, Knife River, MN
Regarding the use of a neighbor's OWB 40 feet from his residence featured in the Lake County News Chronicle on 3/22/13

Article Here: http://www.twoharborsmn.com/event/article/id/24748/

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Re: Outdoor Wood Boiler Quote of The Month

Postby MPA » Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:18 pm

"Even in a place with clean air, you could always end up living next to a neighbor who uses an outdoor wood-burning boiler."

Kevin Stewart, Director of Environmental Health with the American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic.
April 2013 in an article on Tips for Dealing with North Jersey's Air Pollution in the North Jersey Record


Article Here: http://www.northjersey.com/news/2049716 ... d_air.html

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