Domestic wood burning

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No more sales of wet firewood in the UK

Retailers could face restrictions on selling wet wood as a fuel for household heating, under plans announced by the UK government on 17 August to tackle particulate (PM) air pollution, following on from the launch of the government’s Clean Air Strategy this summer.
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Copenhagen mayor wants to ban wood-burning stoves

Copenhagen Mayor Frank Jensen wants to reduce air pollution by banning new wood-burning stoves and offering householders a cash incentive to scrap their old stoves and switch to district heating.
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Emissions from residential wood combustion

A Nordic research project has made emission measurements on residential wood burning appliances, boilers and stoves, representative for the Nordic countries. 
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Covered in wood smoke

A new study has investigated the health impacts and costs of using biomass for power and heat production ... 
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Big emissions from small chimneys

Domestic wood burning is a major source of air pollutant emissions – a new eco-labelled wood stove is allowed to emit 25 times more health-damaging particles than a ten-year old diesel truck.
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