2010 July 5 to 11: WEEKLY RAWSEP: Pending U.S. States statewide OWB & wood stove legislation, State by State

2010 July 5 to 11: WEEKLY RAWSEP: 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 – Killed 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
GA – unknown
HI – unknown
ID – unknown
IL – unknown
IN – PENDING #05-332 statewide OWB regulations (public comment period), The Indiana Air Pollution Control Board could vote on preliminary approval of the rules as soon as July 13, after a public hearing in Indianapolis. The earliest the draft rules could get final approval would be early next year.
IA – unknown
KS – unknown
KY – 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
 MS – unknown
MO – unknown
 MT – unknown
NE – unknown
NV – unknown
NH – unknown
NJ – Statewide OWB regulations passed 2008
NM – unknown
NY – PENDING NY Statewide OWB regulations from NY DEC
2007: CA, GA, NY & Canada, BC: Woodsmoke Health Effects: A Review
2010 July 8: NY St. Regis Falls: RAWSEP View: Local rules is code for inaction and this letter does not acknowledge the health effects of wood smoke pollution from Outdoor Wood Boilers. RE: Leave wood boiler rules to local municipalities
2010 July 7: NY: UPDATE: Continuing Heat Wave Brings Calls for Caution, Conservation
2010 July 8: NY: Air Quality alert continues, as does heat wave
2010 July 7: NY: (fine particulate matter expected to exceed an Air Quality Index (AQI) value of 100) Keeping cool as heat, power demand rise
2010 July 5: NY (plus NJ, MD, VA & DC): Air Quality Alert. Understand air quality index
2010 July 5: NY Adirondack: RAWSEP View: This article does not mention the health effects of OWBs: State Senate votes to block DEC on outdoor wood boilers
2010 July 6: NY Antwerp, Ellisburg, Lyons Falls, Norwood & Watertown: There are health reasons for regulating outdoor wood furnaces
2010 July 3: NY: COMMENT on (NY State) Senate approves OWB bill ( bill meant to negate NY DEC regulations on OWBs) (Senate Bill needs NY State Assembly vote before taking effect)
2010 July 3: NY: Saranac Lake: RAWSEP View: This article does not mention the health effects of OWBs: Senate approves outdoor wood boiler bill: Awaiting Assembly vote, legislation could ease limits
2010 July 5: NY Catskill: RAWSEP View: This article does not mention the health effects of OWBs: Catskill village officials mull whether wood boiler rules are needed
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) ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY BOARD JULY 13, 2010, MEETING Room 105, Rachel Carson State Office Building 400 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA9:00 a.m.  Consideration of Final Rulemaking Ken Reisinger Outdoor Wood-Fired Boilers Acting Deputy Secretary for
RI – PENDING RI House of Reps. H7064 statewide OWB regulations 2010 (public comment period is over)
SC – unknown
SD – unknown
TN – 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
WY – unknown
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