Stories tagged: wood smoke
Wed., April 19, 2017, noon
Wood stove grant applications due by May 10
The Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency has been helping residents replace older, polluting stoves with newer, efficient ones.
Fri., Nov. 20, 2015, 3:06 p.m.
Wood smoke levels creating unhealthy air
Unhealthy levels of pollution from wood smoke are expected in Spokane County this evening, according to the Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency.
Thu., Oct. 22, 2015, 9:25 p.m.
Grant will address wood smoke pollution in Silver Valley
Reducing pollution from wood smoke in Idaho’s Silver Valley is the focus of a $2.48 million federal grant.
Sun., Feb. 17, 2013
Wood smoke threatens Spokane air quality
Jon McCauley can tell you when air pollution is bad. His lungs tighten, his fatigue worsens.
Thu., Nov. 26, 2009
Properly burning wood stove should produce little smoke
Fir and larch logs blazed in a wood stove as Fred Hauer summarized techniques for a clean, hot-burning fire. He starts by lighting sawdust and paraffin nuggets. When they’re burning, …
Sat., Nov. 17, 2007
Feds cracking down on wood smoke
The Department of Environmental Quality in Idaho recently completed a grant program to purchase 45 noncertified stoves in Pinehurst, Idaho, as part of its broader efforts to clean up North …
Thu., Nov. 8, 2007
Wood smoke taken seriously
Bill and Phyllis King of Spokane have a fireplace, but like a lot of homeowners, they have converted it to burn natural gas instead. They also have a wood stove. …