2010 March 22 to 28: WEEKLY RAWSEP View: Pending U.S. States statewide OWB & wood stove legislation, State by State

2010 March 22 to 28 : WEEKLY RAWSEP View: Pending U.S. States statewide OWB & wood stove legislation, State by State

AL – unknown
AZ – unknown voluntary seasonal wood stove recommendations in localities
AR – unknown
CA – unknown, seasonal wood stove regulations in localities

2010 March 26: CA Chico: More-rainy season washes particulate from sky, making Chico’s air cleaner.
2010 March 23: CA, CO, LA, MN, NY, OH, SD, TX, UT get funds: USDA: NIFA Air Quality Projects To Help Prevent And Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
2010 March 16: CA Mill Valley: OPINION on Wood burning
2010 March 21: CA Stanford University: Carbon Dioxide ‘Domes’ Over Cities Could Increase Deaths, (particulates mentioned in) Study
2010 March 23: CA: Nature Geoscience Journal: Ramanathan & Carmichael: Black Carbon warming effect
Part 2 of 2: 2010 March 22: CA: The Effects of Components of Fine Particulate Air Pollution on Mortality in California: Results from CALFINE
Part 1 of 2: 2010 March 22: CA: The Effects of Components of Fine Particulate Air Pollution on Mortality in California: Results from CALFINE
2010 March 20: CA Redding: Email COMMENTS against wood burning
CO – unknown some wood stove regulations such as Denver
CT – DIED IN COMMITTEE in March 2010:  CT Senate Bill S.B. 126 statewide To add wood smoke to the public health nuisance list and to ban outdoor wood-burning (public comment period has ended)2010 March 25: CT: Eleven CT State Senators voted no on both anti-idling bill and OWB ban bill, New London farmers exempted from OWB ban bill fought the bill anyway
DE – unknown
GA – unknown
HI – unknown
ID – unknown
IL – unknown
IN – PENDING #05-332 statewide OWB regulations (public comment period has ended)
KS – unknown
LA – unknown
ME – some Statewide OWB regulations (Phase II for new installations) passed January 2010
MD – unknown
MA – unknown, Industrial Biomass burning questioned
MS – unknown
MO – unknown
NE – unknown
NV – unknown
NH – unknown
NJ – Statewide OWB regulations passed 2008
NM – unknown
NC – unknown
ND – unknown
OK – unknown
OR – unknown, seasonal wood stove regulations in localities2010 March 21: OR: Biomass subsidies threaten Oregon wood plants’ supplies
PA – PENDING 25 PA. Code CHS. 121 and 123 statewide OWB regulations 2010 (public comment period is over)
RI – PENDING RI House of Reps. H7064 statewide OWB regulations 2010 (public comment period is over)
SD – unknown
TN – unknown
TX – unknown
WA – statewide OWB ban, seasonal wood stove regulations in localities
WV – unknown
WI – unknown

2010 March 27: WI Rothschild (Wausau area): COMMENTS on Rothschild biomass plant opponents fear ‘monster’ pollution source
2010 March 27: WI Rothschild (Wausau area): (VIDEO) COMMENTS on We Energies Spokesman: "We Have Bent Over Backwards"
2010 March 25: WI Rothschild (Wausau area): Neighbors oppose biomass plant 2010 March 26: WI Rothschild: Rothschild biomass plant opponents fear ‘monster’ pollution source (AUDIO)
2010 March 9: WI Winnebago County: COMMENT: Fireplace burning is big source of particulates: Winnebago County Air Quality Advisory today
2010 March 15: WI Ashland: RAWSEP View: This is conversion of biomass to a Syngas. Are the particulate emission levels low and regulated?Xcel signs Burns & McDonnell for biomass gasification
2010 Jan. 20 to 22: WI Salem: COMMENTS on Salem mulls limits on wood-fired boilers
2010 March 26: WI Milwaukee: COMMENTS on WI had worst air quality in Nation on March 10, 2010‏
2010 March 24: WI UW-Extension: An Environmental Overview of Woody Biomass Utilization: RAWSEP View: quote "Biomass produces higher levels of particulates than coal & gasoline." Where are the regulations to mandate use of scrubbers, filters and catalytic c
2010 March 25: WI Rothschild: Residents Concerned with Biomass Power Plant Proposal
WY – unknown
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