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States to sue EPA over 'damaging' environmental impact of residential wood-burning stoves

Posted on AllSides July 3rd, 2023
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Ten states are suing the Biden administration for allowing consumers to continue buying and using wood-burning stoves, claiming the appliances are more damaging to the environment than what a previous assessment found.

A 60-day notice of intent submitted last week accused the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of failing to review and ensure emissions standards for residential wood-burning stoves and, as a result, allowing the continued sale of appliances that could worsen pollution, attorneys general from the ten states wrote.

"If newer wood heaters do not meet cleaner standards, then programs to change...

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