Air Quality

NH News
7:34 am
Mon May 5, 2014

Report: Air Quality Progress Has Slowed Down In N.H.

A report shows that progress on air quality has stalled in New Hampshire.

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NH News
8:00 am
Sun January 5, 2014

EPA Proposes Tighter Woodstove Emissions Standards

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The EPA is proposing stricter emissions standards for wood stoves.  Manufacturers would have to build stoves that burn 80 percent cleaner than current models.  And for the first time, pellet stoves would be held to the same standards.  The EPA says pollution from these heaters is linked to asthma attacks, heart attacks, and stroke. 

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3:55 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Poor Air Quality For Keene Area Friday and Saturday

The Department of Environmental Services blames cold temperatures and low winds for poor air quality in the valleys of Southwestern New Hampshire, including Keene.