2010 April 26 to May 2: WEEKLY RAWSEP View: Pending U.S. States statewide OWB & wood stove legislation, State by State

2010 April 26 to May 2: WEEKLY RAWSEP View: Pending U.S. States statewide OWB & wood stove legislation, State by State

AL – unknown
AK – PENDING Fairbanks wood stove regulation
AZ – unknown
AR – unknown
CA – unknown, seasonal wood stove regulations in localities
CO – unknown
CT – FAILED IN COMMITTEE 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)
DE – unknown
FL – unknown
GA – unknown
HI – unknown
ID – unknown
IL – unknown
IN – PENDING #05-332 statewide OWB regulations (public comment period has ended)
IA – unknown
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
MI – unknown
MN – unknown
MS – unknown
MO – unknown
MT – unknown
NE – unknown
NV – unknown
NH – unknown
NJ – Statewide OWB regulations passed 2008
NM – unknown
NY – PENDING State OWB legislation (public comment until July 2, 2010) 
2010 April 30: NY: Schedule of June Outdoor Wood Boiler Hearings
2010 April 28: NY Ray Brook: DEC proposes stiffer outdoor-boiler regs
2010 April 28: NY Albany: ALA-NY is backing a proposed rule from the state Department of Environmental Conservation to gradually phase out polluting outdoor wood-fired boilers
2010 April 28: NY: Statewide OWB regulation "They can’t open their windows in their own homes on warm days because of the smoke from a neighboring outdoor wood boiler": NCPR Radio
2010 April 27: NY Rochester: State Proposes New Regulations for Wood Boilers
2010 April 28: NY Saranac Lake, Lake Placid, Tupper Lake, etc…: AM 920 & 1240 WNBZ Radio: State proposes new regulations to cut wood boiler pollution
2010 April 28: NY: Environmental Advocates of New York is the state’s government watchdog
NC – unknown
ND – unknown
OH – PENDING statwide OWB regulations 2010 (no public comments period yet)
OK – unknown
OR – unknown, seasonal wood stove regulations in localities
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)
SC – unknown
SD – unknown
TN – unknown
TX – unknown
UT – unknown
VT – PENDING statewide OWB regulations (no public comment period yet)
VA – unknown
WA – statewide OWB ban, seasonal wood stove regulations in localities
WV – unknown
WI – unknown
2010 April 30: WI Portage (Columbia County) : EPA backs away from poor air-quality designation
2010 April 30: WI Wausau & Rothschild: COMMENTS on Look for facts on biomass

2010 April 29: WI (Dane County): American Lung Association gives county ‘F’ for particle air pollution

2010 April 28: WI: Letter opposing WI Legislature Bill SB 273 calling burning trash "renewable"
2010 April 30: WI: State Legislature: Environmentalists criticize energy bill over trash burning
2010 April 29:WI: Message from League of Conservation Voters: Defining the Incineration of Hazardous Waste "Renewable" Energy is NOT a Good Idea
2010 April 28: WI Wausau: COMMENTS on Kids’ health focus of biomass critics
2010 April 28: WI Rothschild, Wausau & Weston: Kids’ health focus of biomass critics
2010 April 27: WI: DNR Outdoor Wood Boiler Web Pages Now Available: RAWSEP View: Don’t burn wood, period.
WY – unknown
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