Is your county
one of the counties listed to be in non-attainment?
The U.S. EPA released information this week showing a number of counties
– 243 to be exact – that will be in non-attainment with federal
PM 2.5 (or soot) air quality standards by 2005. This is a very significant
jump in the number of counties recommended to the EPA earlier this year
(see page 2). Please read the following page for more information on this
To check the list of counties please contact the affiliate
office Phone: 314.256.9926
The HPBA needs
detailed information from its members regarding concerns. HPBA staff is
working with EPA on a number of woodburning issues and this will certainly
provide more opportunities for us to provide industry input.