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|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Strategies for reducing residential wood smoke.|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards.|
|Publisher||U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards, Outreach and Information Division, Innovative Programs and Outreach Group,|
|Subjects||Smoke. ; Air--Pollution.|
|Additional Subjects||Wood smoke ; Air pollution ; Air quality standards ; Clean Air Act ; Emission reductions ; Fireplaces ; Implementation ; Particulates ; Public health ; Regulations ; Residential heating ; Voluntary programs ; Wood stoves|
|Local Library Info||
|Collation||43 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm|
This document identifies strategies to help state, tribal, and local air officials reduce fine particle pollution (PM2.5) that is attributed to residential wood smoke. For areas that are not meeting, or are close to exceeding the national ambient air quality standards for fine particles (PM2.5 NAAQS), developing a wood smoke reduction plan can help achieve meaningful emission reductions and improve public health in the local community. Developing and implementing a plan before exceedances occur will lower the likelihood of violations of the national standards, may limit the number of Clean Air Act requirements that apply in the future, or can be used to help an area comply with requirements that may apply in the future. To learn more about EPAs PM(sub 2.5) regulations, This document also provides education and outreach tools, information on regulatory approaches to reduce wood smoke, as well as information about voluntary programs that communities around the country have used to replace old, inefficient wood stoves, hydronic heaters, and fireplaces. It includes EPA federal actions to help communities address residential wood smoke throughout the United States (U.S.). In addition, this document includes possible approaches for funding replacement programs, methods for calculating emission reductions, and the basic components of a wood smoke reduction plan for fine particles in areas where wood smoke is of concern.
"EPA-456/B-13-001". Includes bibliographical references. Project Officer: Larry Brockman.
I. Regulatory programs -- II. Voluntary programs -- III. Education and Outreach -- IV. Funding mechanisms -- V. Partnerships -- VI. Other tools -- Summary -- Appendix A. Example wood smoke program -- Appendix B. Potential components of a woodsmoke reduction plan -- Appendix C. Health studies -- Appendix D. Residential wood combustion control measures.