Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Home Heating Group Against Ban On New Wood Burning Stoves

New wood burning stoves. (Feb. 23, 2009)

From The CTV:

You can please some people some of the time, but you can't please all the people all the time.

Such is the case with the proposed bylaw to ban the installation of new wood burning stoves and fireplaces in Montreal.

The city says the stoves and fireplaces increase air pollution, and that banning new installation is a necessary way to curb an increase.

Montreal has experienced 35 days of higher-than-acceptable levels of smog since November. However, the Association of Heating Professionals says banning new stoves will not decrease the air pollution.

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