Category Archives: PQR States = PA, RI = Pennsylvania, Rhode Island

2010 May 20: RI: Notice of public hearing May 20 on OWB statewide RI regulation

2010 May 20: RI: Notice of public hearing May 20 on OWB statewide RI regulation   STATE OF RHODE ISLAND AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT OFFICE OF AIR RESOURCES   NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING   IN RE: Adoption … Continue reading

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2010 May 9: PA: Penn Future working to protect citizens from Outdoor wood boilers

2010 May 9: PA: Penn Future working to protect citizens from Outdoor wood boilers PennFuture is working to protect citizens from nuisance emissionsand particulate pollution caused by outdoor wood boilers (OWBs).During the combustion process, these boilers release fine particle and … Continue reading

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2010 May 9: PA: Penn Future testimony on OWBs: Tanya Dierolf, central Pennsylvania outreach coordinator, before the Environmental Quality Board

2010 May 9: PA: Penn Future testimony on OWBs: Tanya Dierolf, central Pennsylvania outreach coordinator, before the Environmental Quality Board Proposed rulemaking on outdoor wood-fired boilers November 30, 2009My name is Tanya Dierolf. I am the Central Pennsylvania Outreach Coordinator … Continue reading

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2010 April 30: PA Liberty/Clairton: Air Quality Action Day Forecast for Liberty/Clairton Region on April 30

2010 April 30: PA Liberty/Clairton: Air Quality Action Day Forecast for Liberty/Clairton Region on April 30   Residents, Businesses Encouraged to Reduce Air PollutionHARRISBURG, Pa., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships … Continue reading

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2010 April 30: PA & WA OWB rule bullet points

  2010 April 30: PA & WA OWB rule bullet points   • One outdoor wood boiler produces as much fine particle per hour as: – two heavy duty diesel trucks – 45 passenger cars – 1000 oil furnaces – … Continue reading

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2010 PA Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh region loses title of worst air in U.S. (Phoenix 1st in soot)

2010 April 28: PA Pittsburgh: DUQ Radio: Pittsburgh Loses Worst Air Ranking The American Lung Association has released its annual "State of the Air" report and fine particulate matter is still a problem for the Pittsburgh region. Although the area … Continue reading

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2007 June 26: PA Harrisburg: AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FORECAST FOR PHILADELPHIA, PITTSBURGH, SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY

  2007 June 26: PA Harrisburg: AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FORECAST FOR PHILADELPHIA, PITTSBURGH, SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY Residents, Businesses Encouraged to Voluntarily Reduce Air Pollution HARRISBURG — The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships today announced an … Continue reading

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